Which Latin — does it make any difference?

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Why do you recommend Classical Latin over Ecclesiastical Latin – since the Latin Vulgate is written in Ecclesiastical? I would love to know because I am planning ahead… –Amy

Ecclesiastical Latin vs Classical Latin just refers to the pronunciation of the words, not to the grammar. In the past we have preferred the Classical pronunciation — when we were young and picky. Now that I am old and find that there are more important things to worry about, I will say it doesn’t matter one bit which you choose. –Laurie Bluedorn