Translation of the Bible

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  • Translation of the Bible
    • Canon of New Testament measures truth and reliability
    • Vulgate = Latin translation of Bible by St Jerome
    • Wasn't translated in order to maintain power to prevent the common man from understanding
    • First translated into English by John Wycliffe and first English version printed by William Tyndale
    • Universalism - spreads word of God for everyone
    • Apologetic literature
    • Dilutes the value of the scripture
    • May not be totally accurate - not God's true word


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