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The Subjunctive That Killed Hugh Finn
Our language about what a patient "would" want turns sympathy into empathy, pity into murder.

Speaking About Tongues

Endangered Species
3,000 of the world's 6,000 languages are scheduled for extinction by the year 2100.

The Voice That Found Her
Native American novelist and poet Diane Glancy writes by listening.

John Tokyo in the Letter Read
How Japanese and English—and all other languages—follow the same basic principles despite their bewildering variety.

Silent Exodus
Can the East Asian church in America reverse the flight of its next generation?

Directions: A Cracked Code
It is not the form of the Scriptures or the sequence of its letters that conveys its truth, but rather the content of the book.

Southern Baptist Leaders So Upset About TNIV That Denomination May Abandon NIV
Plus: Hard ministry in Las Vegas, the other Christian music boom, and more stories from around the world.

Comparing the Three NIVs

'People of the Book' Are Reading Very Different Texts
Plus: Allowing pastors to preach politics, and various challenges to God's omnipresence.

Dictionary of the Future
Trendspotter Faith Popcorn on the words that will define our tomorrow

The TNIV Battle Continues
Dobson and others launch Kept the Faith to accuse TNIV creators of violating their word and God's.

Translation Wars
Sharp as debate over the TNIV may be, the version's translators are getting off easy compared to John Wycliffe and William Tyndale.

Sex, Politics, and the Bible
Some words just don't mean what they used to …

God's Own Dictionary
You won't believe the words that didn't exist until the first English translations of the Bible

Aramaic May Disappear in Four Decades
"Only about 400,000 Arab Christians and 20,000 Jews speak the language"

The Ultimate Language Lesson
Teaching English may well be the 21st century's most promising way to take the Good News to the world

Christian Esperanto
We must learn other cultural tongues

The Book on Tape (Not Tapes)
The new Talking Bible contains all of the New Testament on one cassette

It Takes Three to Tango
Neither syntax nor semantics maps the full richness of everyday speech.

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