How English Bibles are Made

In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock and Douglas Moo discuss the realities and challenges of producing Bible translations.

About the Contributors

Darrell L. Bock

Dr. Bock has earned recognition as a Humboldt Scholar (Tübingen University in Germany), is the author of over 40 books, including well-regarded commentaries on Luke and Acts and studies of the historical Jesus, and work in cultural engagement as host of the seminary’s Table Podcasts. He was president of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) for 2000–2001, writes for the Christianity Today’s Places and Space series, and serves on the boards of Wheaton College, Chosen People Ministries, the Institute for Global Engagement, and Christians in Public Service (CIPS). His articles appear in leading publications. He is often an expert for the media on NT issues. Dr. Bock has been a New York Times best-selling author in nonfiction and is elder emeritus at Trinity Fellowship Church in Dallas. When traveling overseas, he will tune into the current game involving his favorite teams from Houston—live—even in the wee hours of the morning. Married for over 40 years to Sally, he is a proud father of two daughters and a son and is also a grandfather.

Douglas Moo

Douglas J. Moo is Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of Biblical Studies at Wheaton College. He has taught at Wheaton since 2000 after teaching for 23 years at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Moo is also the Chair of the Committee on Bible Translation, the independent body of scholars which has oversight of the New International Version. He has been on the committee since 1996 and chair since 2005. He has written or co-written fifteen books. He lives in West Chicago, Illinois, with his wife, Jenny. Together, they enjoy traveling and nature photography (see djmoo.com). They have five grown children, all married, and thirteen grandchildren.