(PRWEB) December 16, 2016
“The Living Water New Testament”: a witness to the Holy Bible, in a straightforward and easy to follow translation. “The Living Water New Testament” is the creation of published author, Roy Mayfield. Roy has been involved in Bible translation for over 30 years in the Philippines as the translator of a tribal language New Testament, and as a translation consultant for many other translation projects. His other background credentials for this publication include a BA in Biblical literature from Biola University, graduate studies in linguistics at the University of North Dakota and Oklahoma under the auspices of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, and at Indiana University.
David E. Carnahan from Family Academy believes that "Having read and studied Scripture from numerous translations over the years, I am delighted with Roy’s attention to the details of the original text and his ability to convey those details in words and
sentence structures that I readily understand in my culture and life today. I am excited for our children and grandchildren to have 'The Living Water New Testament' available to them".
Dr. Christian Overman, Director of Worldview Matters raves "The skills Roy honed as a Wycliffe Bible Translator have been put to good use in fulfilling his own longing for a more readable English translation. I can personally attest that he has succeeded in reaching his goal. I started reading Roy’s translation about a year ago, and it is indeed ‘clear and flowing.’ I must tell you, it is my favorite version of the New Testament. I recommend it without reservation".
Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Roy Mayfield’s new book guides Christians through the Scriptures in a beautiful, easy-to-understand manner.
“The Living Water New Testament” is a new style translation of the New Testament scriptures taking advantage of more recent studies in the fields of linguistics, communication, translation, and information theory. In this translation the reader will discover an enjoyable naturalness of expression without colloquialisms, as well as greater accuracy in communicating the information intended in the original manuscripts. The most immediate and noticeable characteristic of this translation is, as the name indicates, it flows with the smoothness of a living stream.
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Consumers can purchase “The Living Water New Testament” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.
For additional information or inquiries about “The Living Water New Testament”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.