Bowlderizing John Stott

There are 6 Comments

TylerR's picture

Editor

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?

dmyers's picture

I think they mean "bowdlerizing."  "Bowlderizing" sounds like something you'd do with a big rock.

TylerR's picture

Editor

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?

Bert Perry's picture

....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.

dmyers's picture

TylerR wrote:

Hey, it's the title the author used ... !

Ha.  Yes, I knew it wasn't your fault.