WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Affirms Wycliffe and SIL’s Bible Translation Guidelines - February 21, 2017

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), held its third meeting to provide feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International concerning technical guidelines for Bible translators....


WEA Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group Provides Feedback to Wycliffe and SIL on Bible Translation Guidelines - January 23, 2015

The Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group, a group of independent experts facilitated by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), has now given feedback to Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International about technical guidelines for Bible translators....


WEA Facilitates Formation of Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group; Announces Names of Group Members - April 4, 2014

At the request of Wycliffe Global Alliance and SIL International, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) has agreed to facilitate the formation and maintenance of a Divine Familial Terms Oversight Group (DFTOG)....


WEA Independent Bible Translation Review Panel Clarifies its Reference to 'Communicating God's Word in a Complex World' - May 28, 2013

It has come to the Panel's attention that many people are wondering whether, given the fact that the report cites only one book (Shaw and Van Engen, Communicating God's Word in a Complex World [Rowan & Littlefield, 2002])....


WEA Independent Bible Translation Review Panel Concludes its Work, Issues Report with Ten Recommendations for Wycliffe and SIL - April 29, 2013

"The WEA agreed to facilitate this independent review because of the vital importance of Bible translation," said Dr. Geoff Tunnicliffe, Secretary General of the WEA. "We are delighted that this intense review has now been concluded."


WEA Announces Names of Panel Experts and Schedule for Bible Translation Review - September 28, 2012

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA) announces the names of the twelve experts who will serve as members of the independent Panel that will review SIL and Wycliffe’s translation practices of ‘Divine Familial Terms’. The global group of scholars from Eastern and Western locations represents Biblical, Theological, Missiological and Anthropological expertise and includes national believers from countries with majority Muslim population.....


WEA Announces Dr. Robert E. Cooley as Chairman of Wycliffe and SIL Review Panel - May 9, 2012

Dr. Robert E. Cooley, president emeritus of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, will chair the independent panel reviewing translation standards of Wycliffe and SIL International, the World Evangelical Alliance announced today.....


WEA to Form Independent Review Panel on Wycliffe and SIL Bible Translation - March 27, 2012

In the light of certain controversies about Bible translation, the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), as a respected and trusted global evangelical association, has been asked to form a panel to independently review Wycliffe and SIL International’s translation of “God the Father” and the “Son of God.”....