Tag Archives: NIV

  • New Bible Translations Leave People Questioning

    Apr 27, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *It’s purely a coincidence, but U.S. Catholics and Protestants alike are being introduced this Easter season to separate “official” updated translations of the Christian Bible, which arrive in the year the magisterial King James Version celebrates its 400th birthday. But with millions of dollars in publishing revenue and the trust of millions of churchgoers hanging […]

  • PETA Says the Bible Should Treat Animals Better

    Mar 28, 11 by Brittney M. Walker 1 Comment

    *PETA, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is calling for a more animal-friendly update to the Bible. The group is asking translators of the New International Version (NIV) to remove what it calls “speciesist” language and refer to animals as “he” or “she” instead of “it.” The NIV is a popular translation of […]

  • New NIV Bible set to Debut; Concerns Raised

    Mar 15, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Say good-bye to the NIV Bible as we know it and say hello to the updated, gender-inclusive NIV (new international version) Bible which debuts in stores this month. Mega-publisher Zondervan printed 1.9 million copies of the updated NIV Bible in this first run, up from the original 1.4 million. “This laydown of the NIV update […]