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Monk-In-Training

Fr Dick
That is from the Message, and I am pretty sure it is more of a paraphrase than an actual translation. I, in almost all cases, don't care for it, however it does make me revist the text and meaning of the Magnificat, as well as other portions of Scripture.

FrDick

What a horrible version of the Magnificat! I thought I knew about all of the mistranslations out there, but evidently I'd missed one. Thank you for pointing this one out, so I can add it to the list to warn laity against.

kimj

I am observing Advent with my children this season, and I am very grateful to find these verses here. Thank you.

Bryan

Thanks for sharing this MiT. I have learned something I did not know! I also linked this post on my blog along with the one that Maggie Dawn wrote.

Peace. (or maybe I should say Rejoice!)

Lorna

maggi dawn wrote about it too
http://maggidawn.typepad.com/maggidawn/2005/12/gaudete_sunday_.html

Lorna

isnt' mothering sundy in lent? Interesting link to the Magnificat though:)

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