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Why are their so many Bible translations, why is there even more than one (per natural language)? Presenting a range of 18 translations that cover the range of styles of translation from the most literal to the loosest. Followed by some examples from a few of the translations and finally links for further study.

I’ve a little note on my desk from last time I had to clean up a dodgy sermon recording. It was a spur of the moment idea to record onto the laptop, little did I know that the laptop had a built in microphone and so recorded not only on the line-in from the mono […]

I came across a post from, a creationist website, that describes what they call “Progressive Creationism“. One of the characteristic beliefs of a Progressive Creationist apparently is that: Death and bloodshed have existed from the very beginning of creation and were not the result of Adam’s sin. Man was created after the vast majority […]

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OpenSong on Kubuntu Installing a free lyric projection software on Linux from scratch This is just a quick review of how I installed OpenSong on Kubuntu (the KDE version of Ubuntu) from scratch on a Windows XP (SP1) laptop. Install Kubuntu Install REALbasic using adept, alien and dpkg Compile / Install OpenSong Use …

mp3 production – church sermon recording This page is actually quite old now. More recently I’ve been using Ubuntu on an older Toshiba laptop for arranging things at the Christian fellowship that I attend. We’re looking at using OpenSong for lyrics and Bible quotations on the projector. I’ve also had a first shot at live […]

This confirms stuff on NASA site about dates of solar eclipses. There is another solar eclipse listed about 3 years later, but the path of full eclipse doesn’t pass over Jerusalem for that one! So, Jesus died on 24 November 0029 AD. Some sources (Christian writers) corroborate the partial collapse of Nicea due to the […]

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