Tag: Chinese Union Version

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How I Learned to Love the CUV

I have learned through shared faith and life experiences with my Chinese sisters and brothers to view the Chinese Union Version of the Bible as a faithful, elegant, and eminently readable translation (信、雅、达)—one that consistently draws me closer to my Lord.

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The Chinese Bible

History, Challenges, and Recommendations

We can thank God for giving Chinese the Bible in their own language, to strengthen and grow what is now one of the largest Christian churches in the world, and one with the potential to take the gospel to the ends of the earth.

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Meet the Translators of the Chinese Bible

Chinese Bible translations were often the result of years of diligence, at times division, and significant group work. While Westerners often numerically dominated the projects mentioned above, Chinese Christians also played a role.

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A Pentecostal Perspective on the Chinese Union Version

Drawing on his background as a distinguished New Testament scholar and his years of service in China, Menzies addresses important issues that impact the translation of New Testament terms, particularly those related to the work of the Spirit or other Pentecostal themes.

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The Translation of the Bible into Chinese

A Book Review

Reading Peng’s book, alongside the research of many other scholars of the Chinese Bible, reminds China workers today of the very real merits of the Union translation as well as its prominence within the Chinese church.

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10 Quotes about the Chinese Bible

According to Jost Oliver Zetzsche, "the first edition of the completed Mandarin Union Version was received from the printer on April 22, 1919." That is 100 years ago today!

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A Reader Responds to “The Chinese Bible”

A reader with years of experience in rural Bible distribution responds to "The Chinese Bible"

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Finding the “Pastoral Middle” in the Translations Debate

A reader shares his thoughts on the Chinese Union Version of the Bible. 

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Which Chinese Bible Should I Recommend People Read?

A helpful overview of the various versions of the Chinese Bible and the terms and abbreviations that are commonly used to describe them.

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The Miracle of the Chinese Bible

Like the Chinese church itself, the Chinese Bible has not merely survived; it has flourished.