By TylerR Jan 25 2018 John StottBanner of Truth: The Basic Christianity people are buying and reading today is a bad imitation of the original. The editor and publisher had no right to transform Stott’s book as they did, whether or not the author granted his permission. 1760 reads There are 6 Comments Surprised TylerR - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:38pm I own the 2011 edition, and was planning to read it soon. Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and an Investigations Manager with a Washington State agency. He's the author of the book What's It Mean to Be a Baptist? I think they mean dmyers - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 1:33am I think they mean "bowdlerizing." "Bowlderizing" sounds like something you'd do with a big rock. Just like it's chipotle, not dmyers - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 1:35am Just like it's chipotle, not chipolte. Heh TylerR - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 11:56am Hey, it's the title the author used ... ! Tyler is a pastor in Olympia, WA and an Investigations Manager with a Washington State agency. He's the author of the book What's It Mean to Be a Baptist? Pretty sad... Bert Perry - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:06pm ....that gender-neutering pronouns and such qualifies as bowdlerization these days. As for me, I've been bummed for a while that the version of Oswald Chambers' My Utmost for His Highest was modernized. I received it around 1990, and it had only been written in what--1914 or so? I'm not against modernizing things when they really need to be, but at a certain point, we've got to start questioning whether we're a literate society or not. Aspiring to be a stick in the mud. TylerR wrote: dmyers - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:12pm TylerR wrote: Hey, it's the title the author used ... ! Ha. Yes, I knew it wasn't your fault.