Giving Prayer Cadence and Idiom
Byline: Mark A. Kellner, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
If you're not familiar with the work of William Tyndale, you should be. Even today, English speakers owe a debt to the man martyred at age 42 for the heretical act of translating the Bible into English. Long before, Tyndale, a scholar with a gift for languages, was impassioned about making the sacred books accessible, once answering a critic: If God spares my life, ere many years, I will cause the boy that driveth the plow to know more of the Scriptures than thou dost!
Although that prophecy wasn't fully realized in Tyndale's too-brief life, it would soon take a form that would, indeed, sweep the globe: 75 years after his death in 1536, the translation commonly known as the King James Version of the Bible was released. Much …
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Publication information: Article title: Giving Prayer Cadence and Idiom. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: January 20, 2012. Page number: D11. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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