American Bible Society Requires Employees to Follow Its Evangelical Shift
Plenty of Christian organizations require employees to sign a statement of faith. For over 200 years, the American Bible Society (ABS) wasn‚Äôt one of them.
But now the Philadelphia-based ministry plans to implement an ‚Äúaffirmation of biblical community‚ÄĚ next year, requiring all employees to uphold basic Christian beliefs and the authority of Scripture, as well as committing to activities such as church involvement and refraining from sex outside of traditional marriage.
‚ÄúThis is a newsworthy story because the society, since its founding in 1816, has never had a doctrinal statement for employees. In fact, the American Bible Society was built on the idea that the Bible should be distributed ‚Äėwithout note or comment,‚Äô‚ÄĚ wrote historian John Fea....
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