Archive for tag: Bible

Archive pour tag : Bible

Rock the Bible for 30 days in June

30 days + 30 amazing United Church leaders and over a dozen posts by special guests (Shane Claiborne, Lois Wilson, Dennis Gruending, Donna Sinclair, Fulata Lusungu Moyo, Gary Paterson (the UCC Moderator) and more…) = one of the coolest, free (yep-free) social media based Bible studies ever. For the whole month of June, join spiritual seekers coast to coast to rock the Bible from various perspectives and have a rockin’ time doing it. Get ready! Join the Facebook Group “Rock The Bible” today.
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Posted: May 11, 2013 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=4165
Categories: ResourcesIn this article: Bible, Scripture, study
Transmis : 11 mai 2013 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=4165
Catégorie : ResourcesDans cet article : Bible, Scripture, study


Gayle Weenie working on Plains Cree Bible translation

Saskatoon's Gayle Weenie and Dolores Sand are working on a Plains Cree translation of the Bible. Photo: Josh LynnMuch of Gayle Weenie’s time after hours is spent on a project she’s passionate about: creating an authoritative Plains Cree translation of the Bible. “I think about all those people who were punished when they went to residential school for speaking their First Nation languages… and it’s now kind of coming full circle and we’re trying to revive them,” explained Weenie during an interview on CBC’s Saskatoon Morning. While portions of the Bible have been translated previously, Weenie said the text is sometimes incomplete or needs refinement. Also, many translations are exclusively in syllabics. “Northern communities in Saskatchewan tend to have Bibles written in syllabics and we’re trying to promote the use of the Cree language with our people by using Roman orthography,” Weenie said. Weenie said for people just learning Plains Cree, rendering words in English characters can make it easier to pick up because the two languages share many sounds in common.
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Posted: May 22, 2015 • Permanent link: https://ecumenism.net/?p=8455
Categories: NewsIn this article: Bible, Indigenous peoples
Transmis : 22 mai 2015 • Lien permanente : https://ecumenism.net/?p=8455
Catégorie : NewsDans cet article : Bible, Indigenous peoples