Dr. Naomi Wolf reads and discusses The Geneva Bible, Exodus 5-6.
The Lord is seeking Moses’ help in leading the Children of Israel out of slavery in Egypt, and Moses demurs; he is “heavy of speech”. God will have none of it though and insists that he speak on God’s behalf, and be a mouthpiece for him. More extraordinary later mistranslations.
This is the most mistranslated chapter yet in our journey — G-d’s relationship to humans, down to how His NAME is mistranslated, is dramatically watered down — a bit in the Geneva Bible but hugely in the Revised Standard Version. Multiple cases of G-d’s intimacy with humans are altered to […]
Dr. Naomi Wolf resumes her reading and discussion of The Geneva Bible, Exodus.
Dr. Naomi Wolf reads and discusses Geneva Bible Genesis 40-50: Joseph Finds His Brothers. Listen
Dr. Naomi Wolf reads and discusses the Geneva Bible Genesis 36-40: Joseph and His Dreams; A Crime Turns Into A Blessing.