Professor Contributes to Electronic Bible Translation

Bethel College Professor Gene Carpenter, Ph.D., recently completed a searchable electronic translation of the prophet Ezekiel for the Lexham English Bible Project. The translation is now published and online at Logos Research Systems, Inc.

The Ezekiel translation includes extensive footnoting with alternative translations of difficult texts and includes Lexical, Syntactical, Grammatical and Translation notations throughout. Carpenter has also contributed the books of Deuteronomy and Daniel to the Logos project.

Carpenter is Bethel’s scholar in residence and a professor of Old Testament, Biblical Theology and Hebrew. He also serves as the director of the Master of Arts in Theological Studies/Master of Ministries programs.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college offering associate, bachelors and masters degrees in more than 70 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,100 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 19 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its beautifully wooded 75-acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.