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Tyndale The Man Who Gave God an English Voice

By David Teems
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.17 Stars

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On 2/11 Steve & Emily wrote: In Tyndale: The Man Who Gave God an English Voice, author David Teems leads readers through a period in European history when translating the Bible into the vernacular was ultimately an offense punishable by death. He attempts to follow the life of William Tyndale, the father of the first English Bible ... Book Review: Tyndale

Steve & Emily's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/9 Gregg wrote: The author’s purpose in writing this book is found in the prologue, p. xv; it is written in contrast to his book Majestie. Teems states that “Majestie laughs where Tyndale must grit its teeth. Teems states that this book will inform, amuse, and even entertain. He claims his book will even bewilder ... Book Review: Tyndale: The Man Who Gave God an English Voice

Gregg's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/7 Kara Roberts wrote: This book is a good read for anyone who knows very little about William Tyndale - be sure you read the prologue (I sometimes skip that part)as it has a lot of fascinating info about Tyndale - such as: did you know that had Tyndale not been the person he was and come up with words we use today (such as ... Tyndale by David Teems

Kara's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/7 Gretta Johns wrote: In Tyndale:  The Man Who Gave God an English Voice, David Teems take us through a period in history when translating the Bible into the English language was considered a criminal act.  He follows the life of William Tyndale who put together the first English Bible translated from the original ... Tyndale (Book Review)

Gretta's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/6 Noelle the Dreamer wrote: With such a book description my curiosity was piqued and I requested this book knowing little else than the name of the man who gave the world the English Bible. The King James version was the first complete English Bible made available to those unable to read Latin or Greek. In 'Tyndale' we discover ... Fascinating and well worth reading!

Noelle the Dreamer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/5 Gently Mad wrote: If you have ever been to the sea-shore just because the waves somehow enchanted you, or if on a particular visit someone kicked sand in your boyfriend’s face (an inexcusable act) thinking him a weakling though you refused to believe it because you happened to be wearing rose-colored glasses and because ... Tyndale: The Man Who Gave God an English Voice by David Teems

Gently Mad's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/5 The Renningers wrote: David Teems provides a good account of Tyndale's life and the historical background in Europe and England that shaped his story. The book seems well researched and includes many examples of quotes from Tyndale's own writings and those of others. Teems identifies many cases where Tyndale coined new ... "Tyndale: The Man Who Gave God an English Voice" by David Teems

The Renningers' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/2 Frank Peters wrote: This is a biography of William Tyndale, written by David Teems. Tyndale, is best known for being the second person (after Wycliffe) to translate the bible into English. Unlike Wycliffe, who used the latin vulgate as his source, Tyndale used the recent Greek version of the bible published by the scholar ... A true protestant saint

Frank's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/26 RamblingMother wrote: ' Great book that tells the story of 1 Bible translator in the time of our history when control of the people by the official church resembled current day I*slam. The medieval church's control of governments helped create and enforce laws preventing the Bible from being read, studied or interpreted ... time for a book review

RamblingMother's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/26 Mrs. Wordsmith wrote: Although I knew William Tyndale was credited with translating parts of the Bible from Greek and Hebrew to English, I really didn't know much more about him. In this biography, Teems does a great job of piecing together historical records and writings to give us the most accurate picture possible of ... Tyndale

Mrs. Wordsmith's Rating:

4 Stars