Advent Study with the First Nations Version

December 15, 2022, 7:30pm Eastern Time

First Nations Version

Join us to expand our understanding of the Divine through new biblical translations!

CLBSJ is pleased to welcome Terry Wildman (Ojibwe and Yaqui), lead translator, general editor, and project manager of the First Nations Version: An Indigenous Translation of the New Testament, for a conversation about this project and an exploration into its rendering of some of our beloved advent texts.

New Testament scholar Dr. T. Christopher Hoklotubbe (Choctaw) will be offering a response.

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Terry M. Wildman (Ojibwe and Yaqui) is the lead translator, general editor, and project manager of the First Nations Version. He serves as the director of spiritual growth and leadership development for Native InterVarsity. He is also the founder of Rain Ministries and has previously served as a pastor and worship leader. He and his wife, Darlene, live in Arizona. Read More

Dr. T. Christopher Hoklotubbe (Choctaw) is Assistant Professor of Religion at Cornell College and serves on the faculty of NAIITS: An Indigenous Learning Community. His book, Civilized Piety: The Rhetoric of Pietas in the Pastoral Epistles and the Roman Empire (Baylor University Press, 2017), won the 2021 Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise. Read More