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Terry Wildman, who is Ojibwe and Yaqui, has been working on translating the Bible into words and concepts familiar to many Native Americans for the past 20 years. InterVarsity Press will publish the culmination of that work, “First Nations […]

NEWS STORY
RNS-Native-Bible: First Nations Version translates the New Testament for Native American readers
(RNS) — Terry Wildman, who is Ojibwe and Yaqui, has been working on translating the Bible into words and concepts familiar to many Native Americans for the past 20 years. InterVarsity Press will publish the culmination of that work, “First Nations Version: An Indigenous Translation of the New Testament,” on Tuesday (Aug. 31). By Emily McFarlan Miller. 1,400 words. (category: a)

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RNS-Reese-Oped: A moral post-Afghanistan foreign policy: more diplomacy, less corruption
(RNS) — What we and our allies should learn from Afghanistan, and what we should have learned from Vietnam, is that the United States military cannot save countries from themselves. If their leadership is corrupt, if their government does not have popular support, if the country is divided by waring ethnic or religious factions, if there is civil war, the American military cannot solve their problems. By Thomas Reese. 612 words. (category: k)