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Liberal bias has become the single biggest distortion in modern Bible translations . . . The committee in charge of updating the bestselling version, the NIV, is dominated by professors and higher-educated participants who can be expected to be liberal and feminist in outlook. As a result, the revision and replacement of the NIV will be influenced more by political correctness and other liberal distortions than by genuine examination of the oldest manuscripts. As a result of these political influences, it becomes desirable to develop a conservative translation that can serve, at a minimum, as a bulwark against the liberal manipulation of meaning in future versions.

Conservative Bible Project
October 2009

Carrying out the racial battle on the spiritual plane was the goal of the Institute. The faith that the German people needed for the spiritual battlefield was not the old "Jewish" Christianity, but a Christianity that was truly German -- namely, purged of Jewishness . . . This would be accomplished by revising the hymnal, Bible, catechism and other liturgical materials, and producing new versions incorporating Teutonic myths that were viewed as congruent with the teachings of Jesus -- once the Jewish falsifications were removed from the New Testament and his true Aryan nature was restored.

The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany
Susannah Heschel

I guess I'll stop comparing these assholes to the Nazis when they stop acting like Nazis.

Update 11:55 am ET: A few quotations from the conservative Bible:

A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Luke 12:15

The love of money Big government is the root of all evil.
Timothy 6:10

The poor always ye have with you. The trick is to keep them from voting.
John 12:18

And you will know the truth lies, and the truth lies will make you free the majority party.
John 8:32

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider blame the Democrats.
Ecclesiastes 7:14

And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out partied with all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew blessed the tables of the moneychangers.
Matthew 21:12

Originally posted to billmon on Wed Oct 07, 2009 at 07:49 AM PDT.

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