And Now, There’s An Emoji Bible Translation

Finally, a way to read the Word without all of those pesky words. A translation called “Bible Emoji” has been released, using a emoji icons, text-message-style language and social media slang in the place of traditional verses. It’s basically every hermeneutics professor’s nightmare. The “Bible 4 Millienials,” as it is being marketed, was the brainchild of a Twitter user who goes by an emoji (the smiley face wearing Ray Bans) instead of, you know, a name. The translator told The Guardian he’s not worried about criticism from scholars, saying: “I think we should worry more about spreading peace & love and less about what church affiliation we’re doing it under.”

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