This issue is crammed with good things, not the least of which is Ronald Youngblood’s appraisal of the TEV Old Testament, published by the American Bible Society. Our cover and the article by Paul Steeves on the Bible in the Russian tongue serve to remind us that there are hundreds of languages left into which no portion of the Bible has been translated.

We mourn with George Beverly Shea the loss of his wife, Erma, who died a few weeks ago after an extended bout with cancer. We also rejoice with him that Erma is in the presence of the Lord.

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