Faith & Religion

TNIV grab for support fails

Bibles | A funny thing happened on the way from the Forum: IBS, Zondervan rapped for claiming "consensus," causing "confusion"
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Posted 7/07/02, 12:00 am

The International Bible Society (IBS) and Zondervan Publishing House have been trying to elicit support for their Today's New International Version, a gender-revised reworking of the popular New International Version. Last month IBS and Zondervan thought they had found a key ally in the Forum of Bible Agencies (FBA), a group of 18 organizations ranging from the American Bible Society and IBS to New Tribes Mission and Wycliffe Bible Translators.

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So conventional

Religion | "Hissing, hating" Baptists receive press treatment they've (sadly) become used to
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Posted 6/22/02, 12:00 am

We avoid covering conventions in WORLD because they usually produce lame stories. Local newspaper reporters know that: When their editors saddle them with such unsavory assignments, they look for protests to perk up their copy.

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Southern Baptists are set to gather in St. Louis on June 11-12 for the annual Southern Baptist Convention, returning to a city of historic consequence for the SBC's conservative resurgence. As usual, the convention is likely to draw widespread media attention, for Southern Baptists are known for speaking their minds.

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