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Unitarian Christian Alliance

78 EpisodesProduced by Mark Cain, UCA memberWebsite

The Trinity doctrine is perplexing. Many Christians prefer explicit Scriptures on the one God over catholic creeds. Mark Cain explores living as a lower-case-u unitarian amid a trinitarian majority with insights and stories from unorthodox guests.


70. Translating the Revised English Version (REV) - John Schoenheit, Johnny Barnes

Venture into the translating world of a small team, a big vision, and a refreshing lack of Trinitarian bias.



  • 00:02:33 Interview
  • 00:03:14 How Johnny Connected With S&T
  • 00:05:25 John Schoenheit’s Early Story
  • 00:06:07 Teenager Classes
  • 00:06:50 Another Translation
  • 00:07:56 Time Investment
  • 00:08:31 The Version To Start With
  • 00:09:36 Christian Educational Services
  • 00:10:26 Targeting Passages
  • 00:11:09 Why Is A Good Translation Important
  • 00:13:09 Literal Vs. Paraphrase
  • 00:14:09 Tie Up Your Literal Translations
  • 00:15:48 Going The Extra Mile
  • 00:17:14 A Day In The Life...
  • 00:20:20 Team Time Dynamics
  • 00:20:58 John Might Get Out Voted
  • 00:22:43 Lest Ye Choose Woe
  • 00:23:32 Time Spent On A Phrase
  • 00:24:18 The Value Of Coral
  • 00:25:51 Painful Decisions
  • 00:27:37 REV Commentary, Structure
  • 00:28:44 Understanding Isn't Overabundant
  • 00:29:33 External Pressures?
  • 00:30:27 Run It Past Marketing
  • 00:32:43 Crowdsourcing Peer Review
  • 00:34:11 Will It Ever Be Done?
  • 00:36:27 Accessing The REV
  • 00:38:05 A Previous Printing
  • 00:38:33 Not Naming The Translators
  • 00:39:52 Commentary and Translation Notes
  • 00:41:59 Getting A Hard Copy “Poof”
  • 00:43:57 Regional UCA Conferences!
  • 00:45:26 Contacting The New Members
  • 00:46:10 Mailbag, Cindy G
  • 00:46:44 Kerry's Note
  • 00:47:37 Tim's Note, Christadelphians
  • 00:49:47 Modern Unitarian History Idea
  • 00:50:43 Call For Papers
  • 00:51:13 Note From Cris
  • 00:51:52 Objective Translation List


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