Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to Gary Bauer's workplace rules, the Inclusive Bible, and other ChristianityToday.com topics
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We're working on setting up message boards and other ways of making our new ChristianityToday.com site more interactive. Still, we find letters to the editor to be a tried and true "interactive" way of hearing from you. These aren't all the letters we've received (not by a long shot), but they are largely illustrative of them. If you do decide to e-mail us in the future, please include your real name, city, and state. And thanks for your comments.

Eavesdropping: An Open Door Policy (Nov. 11-12, 16, 1999)
Of course, Gary Bauer should have considered the "appearance of evil", especially in this day and age, as proved by the press reports, that people are looking for bad things to say about Christians. If Mr. Bauer is not concerned about it for himself, he certainly should be concerned about it for the Name he bears!
Glenda L. Smith

Amassed Media: There Be Gold in Them Thar Fills, Claims Charisma (Nov. 10, 1999)
How stupid. If God is handing out such miracles I would expect Him to go for the best. Who, in their right mind, would prefer any kind of filling to whole, natural living teeth??
Seamus Stewart-Gray
Snohomish, WA

The Battle for the Inclusive Bible (Nov. 5, 1999) I enjoyed the article about the controversy on gender-neutral translations. I take the side against them. I did not appreciate the statement in the early part of the article that said the KJV is sometimes "misleading". Perhaps the vocabulary is antiquated at times, perhaps it's on a higher reading level than some can appreciate but there are too many that have found the Lord Jesus as Savior via the KJV to say it is misleading. My objection to the whole thing is that I don't think the goal for a Gender-neutral translation is a better understanding of Scripture. ...

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