Kuriakon and ekklesia - How translation matters
Last updated 08 February 2012, created 08 February 2012, viewed 497
a great example of the importance of looking at translation when seeking to understand any scripture.
several articles from the Web give different perspectives on the way that translating ekklesia as church (a word that is derived from Kuriakon) has distorted the meaning of the Bible and given pow More…er to the institution, not the people.
Because many reject religion in response to the misuse of power, this is particularly important to explore in RE.
File on William Tyndall added. He was put to death because his correct translation threatened those in power.