First William Tyndale
, amid difficulties and trials, translated afresh the New and part of the Old Testament, and died the death of a martyr in 1536.
In scholarly terms, it is a formal equivalency of the Byzantine text-type, based on the translations of William Tyndale
1536: William Tyndale
, English religious reformer and translator of the Bible, was burned at the stake as a heretic in Brussels.
A populist English translation of the New Testament by the 16th-century scholar William Tyndale
got him executed by the clergy for heresy, and not long afterward the French printer and scholar Etienne Dolet was hanged and burned at the stake for a translation of Plato that was also deemed heretical.
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, the martyr who was determined to translate the Bible into English for the people to read, even though translating it from Latin was against the law at the time.
More steadfastly opposed the Protestant Reformation, and in particular the theology of Martin Luther and William Tyndale
. Thomas More's "Utopia" stands out as one of the most striking political works ever written.
Translating Resurrection: The Debate Between William Tyndale
and George Joye in Its Historical and Theological Context
An Anglican priest and one of the founders of the Tyndale Society in 1995, Werrell follows his first book The Theology of William Tyndale
(2006, James Clarke & Co.) with an account of Tyndale's (1494-1536) life and what led him to the fully Reformed theology that informed his English translation of the Bible and for which he was burned at the stake.
In 1536, English theologian and scholar William Tyndale
, who was the first to translate the Bible into Early Modern English, was executed for heresy.
Melvyn Bragg took us beautifully through how William Tyndale
was determined to translate the Bible into English.