Bible translation technique meets open source culture

Open Source "Swiss Knife" showing relevant Open movements based on Open Source principles. (Illustration by Open Source Business Foundation via Wikimedia Commons)Open source has forever changed the way we create and do business in the Information Age. Now, it’s also changing the world of Bible translation. According to Mission Network News, This month, Wycliffe Associate’s team finished the “Unlocked Literal Bible” — an open-licensed version of the Bible. They say Putting God’s Word out on the public domain under Creative Commons licensing overcomes a lot of the “behind the scenes” copyright and royalty fee challenges.  ***Which makes sense – I mean, does anyone else find it odd that the Bible could command a copyright or royalty fees?

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