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Politically Correct Bibles

Marvin Olasky

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Marvin Olasky writes about how evangelical powerhouse publisher Zondervan rewrote their best selling bible to conform to the liberal orthodoxy about inclusive language.

"Dishonest and grossly unfair," snapped Paige Patterson of Southeastern Baptist Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C. "A retrograde move" based on a "passing modern fad," sighed renowned Anglican theologian J.I. Packer. "Toys with translation methodology for the sake of political correctness," said James Dobson, the Focus on the Family president known for his books and radio show.

Patterson, Packer, Dobson and dozens of other distinguished theologians and evangelical leaders were responding to a Jan. 28 announcement by the International Bible Society. The venerable IBS said it was moving speedily to publish a revision of the most-used Bible in the United States, the New International Version, which will reduce the presence of words such as "he" and "man" that feminists find objectionable.

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