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  • Obama Admin Gives Up Forcing Bible Publisher to Obey HHS Mandate

    05/06/2013 6:02:51 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    In a huge victory for pro-life advocates taking on the controversial HHS mandate, the Obama administration is giving up its effort to force a Bible publisher to obey it. The mandate has generated massive opposition from pro-life groups because it forces employers, regardless of their religious or moral convictions, to provide insurance coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraception under threat of heavy penalties. The Obama administration opposed an order a judge gave temporarily stopping enforcement, arguing that Tyndale House Publishers isn’t religious enough for an exemption from the mandate, a component of ObamaCare that forces employers, regardless of their...
  • Obama admin. surrenders in HHS mandate case against Bible publisher

    05/06/2013 10:24:48 AM PDT · by topher · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | 5-6-2013 | The Editors
    Obama admin. surrenders in HHS mandate case against Bible publisher WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - At the government’s own request, a federal appellate court Friday dismissed the Obama administration’s appeal of an order that stopped the president from enforcing the HHS birth control mandate against a Bible publisher. The administration’s retreat marks the first total appellate victory on a preliminary injunction in any abortion pill mandate case. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing Tyndale House Publishers say the administration is apparently nervous about trying to defend its position that a Bible publisher is not religious enough for a religious exemption...
  • What's a Christian business owner supposed to do?

    10/16/2012 9:47:10 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 12 replies
    World ^ | October 16, 2012 | Mark D. Taylor
    My parents founded Tyndale House Publishers 50 years ago as a Christian publishing company. From the very beginning we have published Bibles, and we also publish a wide range of other Christian books. Our corporate purpose is “to minister to the spiritual needs of people, primarily through literature consistent with biblical principles.” I’ve always thought—in a theoretical way—that I might someday face a situation where the government was asking or telling me to do something that was counter to God’s law as I understood it. If such a situation arose, I hoped I would have the backbone to stand tall...
  • Bible Publisher not a 'religious employer'

    10/08/2012 8:08:24 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 2, 2012 | Washington Times
    The Obama administration is claiming that a dedicated Christian publisher of Bibles and ministry material is insufficiently religious to qualify for an exemption to the contraception mandate in the president’s health-care overhaul. According to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in the District of Columbia by Tyndale House Publishers, the company has been refused a “religious employer” exemption because the Health and Human Services Department categorically maintains that any for-profit publisher is not a “religious employer.” The Alliance Defending Freedom, which is representing Tyndale, called the rule an unconstitutional and arbitrary threat to religious freedom.
  • Obama's Bible Issue

    10/08/2012 7:54:54 AM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 8 replies
    The National Review ^ | October 8, 2012 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    ‘Tyndale was left with no alternative but to go to court,” explains Mark D. Taylor, president and CEO of Tyndale House Publishers. On the day before the first presidential debate, the company, which Taylor’s parents started when he was eleven years old, filed the 31st lawsuit over the Department of Health and Human Services’ abortion-drug, sterilization, and contraception mandate. Tyndale publishes Bibles. But that doesn’t make it a religious endeavor. Not in the federal government’s book. Not as of August 1, anyway. That was the day that the HHS mandate — a regulation further defining the health-care legislation that then–Speaker...
  • Pope Recommends Bible For Vacation Reading

    08/08/2011 8:37:22 AM PDT · by ConservativeStLouisGuy · 17 replies
    EWTN ^ | August 3, 2011
    Pope Benedict XVI has urged Catholics to read the Bible while on vacation, particularly the lesser known books of sacred scripture."This seems to be a good thing to do on the holidays: take a book of the Bible, so you have some relaxation and, at the same time, enter into the great expanse of ​​the Word of God and deepen our contact with the Eternal," said the Pope in his Wednesday General Audience address at his holiday residence of Castle Gandolfo, 15 miles south of Rome, Aug. 3. Pope Benedict noted how "each of us needs time and space...
  • Happy 400th Birthday to the King James Bible -- The Most Influential Book in the English Language

    05/06/2011 11:09:57 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 121 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 2, 2011 | Larry Stone
    While [King Henry VIII] was still Catholic, William Tyndale sought permission to translate the Bible into English so that even “a boy who drives the plow” might know Scripture. Permission was denied, and Tyndale moved to Germany where he completed the first translation of the English New Testament made from Greek. It was published in 1526, and over the next ten years 50,000 copies were smuggled into England. Tyndale was betrayed, captured, and in 1536 killed for the crime of publishing the New Testament in English. Although his body was burned at the stake, Tyndale had unleashed an enormous demand...
  • 'Gay' man sues Bible publisher for 'mental anguish'

    09/09/2009 7:39:28 PM PDT · by traumer · 40 replies · 1,843+ views
    $10 million sought for 'negative connotation' toward homosexuals A homosexual man is suing a third national Bible publisher for "mental anguish" after he says the company published Bibles with a negative connotation toward homosexuals. Bradley LaShawn Fowler of Canton, Mich., alleges William Tyndale Publishing manipulated Scripture when it published Tyndale’s New Living Translation Holy Bible and the New Life Application Study Bible by using the term "homosexuals" in a New Testament passage, 1 Corinthians 6:9. "One Bible dictates homosexuals will not inherit the Kingdom of God, while the other is completely void on the issue altogether," Fowler wrote in a...
  • William Tyndale A hero for the information age

    12/28/2008 6:56:33 PM PST · by GSP.FAN · 10 replies · 449+ views
    The Economist. ^ | Dec 18 2008 | The Economist.
    AN EMERGING nation looks increasingly confident as a player on the world stage... China in the 21st century, contemplating the pros and cons of the internet? No, Tudor England, at the time when a gifted, impulsive young man called William Tyndale arrived in London..
  • Bible-Burners (build it yourself bibles)

    03/16/2006 5:51:01 AM PST · by NYer · 205 replies · 3,251+ views
    New Oxford Review ^ | February 2004 | Dwight Longenecker
    Tales continue to circulate about how the Catholic Church opposed translating the Bible into the vernacular. But the Church has never opposed that. After all, the Vulgate was originally translated by St. Jerome to make the Bible available in the vernacular of the day, Latin, which continued to be the lingua franca of educated Europe up to the late 18th century and beyond. Nor were the Reformers the first to translate the Bible into more modern European languages. The Catholic Church approved of Gutenberg's German Bible in 1455. The first printed Flemish edition came out in 1477. Two Italian...
  • WILLIAM TYNDALE Covenant Theologian, Christian Martyr Part 2

    12/12/2005 5:04:14 AM PST · by HarleyD · 19 replies · 810+ views
    IIIM Magazine Online ^ | Unknown | Jules Grisham
    THE 1526 NEW TESTAMENT Tyndale sailed for Hamburg in 1524, never to return to England. While there, he remained under the patronage of the Christian Brethren, who, with a powerful mixture of religious radicalism and risk-taking entrepreneurship, were profiting handsomely from their book-smuggling trade. Concealed in bales of cloth, sacks of grain, and barrels of wine, the books they smuggled through the English ports were soon being transmitted all along the cloth-trade networks where they were eagerly purchased.1 Interestingly, this term “Christian Brethren,” the self-designation of these London merchants engaged in importing books by English Protestants on the continent, was...
  • WILLIAM TYNDALE, Covenant Theologian, Christian Martyr Part 1: Background and Early Biography

    12/11/2005 12:34:10 AM PST · by HarleyD · 61 replies · 1,080+ views
    IIIM Magazine Online ^ | February 11, 2001 | Jules Grisham
    INTRODUCTION “But this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, says the Lord. I will put my law in their minds, and write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. No more shall every man teach his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they all shall know me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says the Lord” (Jer. 31:33-34). These words from Jeremiah seem most appropriate to recall in any discussion of William Tyndale....
  • How Do I Show Which Bible Is Correct To Those Who Refuse To Hear "King James Only" Arguments?

    03/26/2003 5:38:13 PM PST · by Commander8 · 9 replies · 953+ views
    QUESTION: How do I handle professors that don't like to hear "King James only" arguments? They are evaluating using a certain Bible version. They say that they'll listen to evidence about other Bible versions, but do not want the King James mentioned specifically. What do I do?