An Inclusive Litany

2/12/02

In "Today's New International Version" of the New Testament, sponsored by the International Bible Society, translators have attempted to remove gender-specific language as much as possible. Thus, a line from the Gospel of Mark in the unrevised New International Version reads: " 'Come, follow me,' Jesus said, 'and I will make you fishers of men.' " The revised translation reads: " 'Come, follow me,' Jesus said, 'and I will send you out to catch people.' "

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