There’s no lack of controversial Bible translations. The New International Version came under fire in 2011 for using gender-neutral language. The New American Bible also made headlines in 2011 for how it referred to the Virgin Mary.
Perhaps the most offensive translation so far is the Queen James Bible, known as the Gay Bible, which argues that “homosexuality was first mentioned in the Bible in 1946 in the Revised Standard Version” and “anti-LGBT Bible interpretations commonly cite only eight verses in the Bible that they interpret to mean homosexuality is a sin.”
Now, we see a “Kanye West” version of God’s Word, which effectively removes any and all mention of God’s name, hitting the market. The “Book of Yeezus” publishers are setting up West, a Grammy-winning rapper who offended many by kicking off his “Yeezus” album tour by inviting a Jesus impersonator on stage as God.
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