The article reflects on preparation for the ministry. It focuses on three aspects: the advantages of studying Classical Greek and Latin, the advantages of a first-hand acquaintance with the works of the authors who wrote in such languages, and the advantages of an understanding of the background of both the events and thoughts they wrote on.
The following article is a comparative study of the translation of the Greek words anthrōpos ("man," "human being") and anēr ("man"). The IBS made a decision to forego the development of an "Inclusive Language Edition" of the NIV in the United States. At the time of writing the article, the UK edition was still available.