Bible would still be life guide today if people actually read it
Any discussion about the Bible today brings a Great Flood of paradoxes.
Here's one: According to estimates, never have so many Bibles been published and distributed, yet never has biblical literacy been so low. (Americans know the names of the four Beatles better than the four Gospels.)
Gone are the days when Scripture â€” namely the King James Version â€” supplied a common vocabulary for daily speech, public morality and national literature. Today, hundreds of colorful translations and editions feed the market (a $600 million business, some say), but impact is diminished in the dominant media culture, which makes its billions by daily stirring our fears of new threats and our dreams of becoming celebrities.
Historian Mark Noll, a preeminent mapper of the Bible's public career, will ponder the dramas and dilemmas of the Bible's modern impact next week at Vanderbilt's Benton Chapel. (He speaks at...
God's main Sovereign Instrument in giving us the bible in the English Language denied the freedom of the will. At his execution early in the month of october 1536 he cried: "Lord, open the king of England's eyes"
The prayer was answered with even the print shop next door to where Tyndale preached (St Dunstans) printing Tyndale's translation 1538.
So God used and blessed a Reformer who denied the freedom of the will and answered his dying prayer?
Knowing this and that the later translators of the King James version were calvinists (denying freedom of the will), well is it a heretics bible?
Using the logic you sometimes get from our arminian friends and JD and Yamil I am surprised they dare defend the King James bible IF researching their history