Tyndale : The Man Who Gave God An English Voice Paperback

The Man Who Gave God an English Voice

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Tyndale : The Man Who Gave God An English Voice

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A beautiful literary tribute to William Tyndale, the poet-martyr-expatriate-outlaw-translator who gave us our English Bible.

The English Bible was born in defiance. It was also born in exile, in flight, in a kind of exodus. And these are the very elements that empowered William Tyndale in his bid to bring the English Scripture to the common citizen.

Being "a stranger in a strange land", the very homesickness he struggled with, gave life to the words of Jesus, Paul, and to the wandering Moses. Tyndale's efforts ultimately cost him his life, a price he was certain he would have to pay. But his contribution to English spirituality is measureless.

Even five centuries after his death at the stake, Tyndale's presence looms wherever English is spoken. His single word innovations, such as "Passover", "beautiful", and "atonement" allowed the common man to more fully understand God's blessings and promises.

His natural lyricism shines in phrases like "Let not your hearts be troubled", and "for thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory".

Every time we say the Lord's Prayer as it is written in the King James Bible or use the word "love" as it is written in 1 Corinthians 13 or bless others with "The Lord bless thee and keep thee, the Lord make his face to shine upon thee", we are reminded of the rich bounty Tyndale has given us.

Although Tyndale has been somewhat elusive to his biographers, Teems brings wit and wisdom to the story of the man known as the "architect of the English language", the English Paul who defied a kingdom and a tyrannical church to introduce God to the ploughboy.

Tyndale : The Man Who Gave God An English Voice by David Teems was published by Thomas Nelson in January 2012 and is our 15319th best seller. The ISBN for Tyndale : The Man Who Gave God An English Voice is 9781595552211.

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Details for Tyndale : The Man Who Gave God An English Voice

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherThomas Nelson (January 2012)
Number of Pages336
Thickness25 mm
Height211 mm
Width137 mm
Product Code4011931
Page last updated 27th January 2016
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