Monday, December 18, 2006

How well do you know your Latin and Dutch?

The good people who brought you Bavinck's Reformed Dogmatics are looking for a Reformed scholar to translate Latin and Dutch.

Ligon Duncan at reformation21 states,

Joel Beeke recently wrote to me about the following. He said: "The Dutch Reformed Translation Society is seriously contemplating translating Petrus van Mastricht's 4-volume magisteral work of systematic theology and ethics, Theologia theoretico-practica ["Theoretical and Practical Theology"]--a work that Jonathan Edwards called the most important book ever written beside the Bible. The problem faced by the committee is that it was originally written in Latin, then translated into Dutch. The Board approved advertising in select journals for someone who knows well Latin, Dutch, English, and eighteenth-century Reformed theology.

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