WELS punts on NIV2011 approval

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  1. Jerome

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    Apparently the pro-NIV denominational translations committee encountered much opposition at an open forum yesterday.

    Adam Peeler over at Intrepid Lutherans reports:

     
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    The synod voted to study making its own translation.

    The pro-NIV translations committee was permitted another chance to salvage its agenda:

    "Plan B" calls for a ballot at the dozen regional WELS meetings next year. To be approved for use in denominational publications, the new NIV must secure 2/3 approval.

    WELS Convention video wrap day four: A denominational bureaucrat tries to put a positive spin on the day's events, explains how skeptical rank and file Lutherans will be plied with an extensive reeducation campaign.
     

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