The fine people at Baronius Press have provided me three brand new copies of On Englishing the Bible by Msgr. Ronald Knox to give away to my loyal readers. As you know, this collection of essays by Msgr. Knox is not available for sale, but instead comes bundled with the newly published Baronius Press Knox Bible. In this 64 page paperback edition, Msgr. Knox "describes his account of the ordeal, which manages to be both illuminating and full of his wit. Anyone wishing to know more about Knox's translation – and the problems involved in rendering the sacred Scriptures into the vernacular – will be fascinated to hear from the translator himself how he tackled this mammoth project." All of my quotes from the "Knox on Translation" series of posts comes from this delightful little book. It seems good to have a contest like this, since February 17th was the 125th anniversary of Msgr. Knox's birthday.
1) If you have a blog, please advertise this contest on your site. (If you
don't, you can still enter the contest.)
2) This contest is only for
people who are in the North America. (Overseas shipping costs remain too high
for me right now. Sorry.)
3) To enter, you must select a favorite single verse from the Knox Bible and explain, in only one or two sentences, why you are drawn to that rendering by Msgr. Knox. Your entries are to be submitted in the comment section of this post.
contest ends on Sunday, April 28th @ 11:59 PM EST. I'll announce the winners on
Monday morning. At that time, the winners must contact me, via email, with their
address within one week to receive their prize.
5) One entry per person.
If you post anonymously, you must leave a name at the end of your comment
Thank you, again, to Baronius Press for making these three copies available to me.