Greek To Me

Shaun has got a great conversation going on via his post ‘Greek To Me’, about how translation influences our understanding of Jesus’ words. This post focuses on translating the Greek word ‘eirene’.

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5 Responses to “Greek To Me”


  1. 1 Shawn January 13, 2007 at 7:11 pm

    Before we start arguing over greek, I think we need to get some english down first. It’s definantly ZEE, not ZED. I win!

  2. 2 kathryn January 14, 2007 at 1:42 am

    We Canadians learn ZED in school, so ZED it is. *heh heh. . of course i’m teasing, but zee, zed. . same letter! interesting, eh? I wonder who initially decided on how to pronounce the letters of the alphabet? *

  3. 3 Shawn January 14, 2007 at 2:40 pm

    I’m not interested who “originally” pronounced the letter “Z”. I am sure the it may have been ZED to start with, but it was corrected to ZEE. I am just making a point to Emma, that’s It’s ZEE not ZED. No other good reason than to give her a hard time.

  4. 4 emmsy January 14, 2007 at 3:51 pm

    Shawn someday you will come to the REALISATION (not realization) that it is definately ZED and not ZEE. 🙂 All in banter!

  5. 5 Shawn January 14, 2007 at 7:22 pm

    No way little lady, It’s definantly realiZ(EE)ation. and it’s color not colour, and shop, not shoppe, and flavor, not flavour…I win you loose, whatcha got, huh? huh? This is fun.


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