The King James Only Controversy by Dr. James White

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  1. Dale-c

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    Have any of you read this book?
    I have found it to be very interesting.
     
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    I have... Good book. I bought that along with Dr. Stauffer's One Book Stands Alone when I decided to investigate my KJVO beliefs. After reading both books, I began the long path away from KJVOnlyism.
     
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    It's not a history book but I learned as much about the history of the Bible through reading this volume as I have learned from any other source.
     
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    That would be my experience as well.
     
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    If you're interested in Bible history, try From God to Us by Norm Geisler.

    Amazon Link
     
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    This is probably Whites' best work in print.
     
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    Yes, and I loved it. :thumbs: :thumbs:
     
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    It's probably White's best known book and it has sold well . I appreciate it very much ( from what I remember of it ) . I "loaned"it to a KJVO a couple of years ago , and haven't been able to track him down yet .

    White was an advisor to the NASBU . For a Reformed Baptist he actually said nice things about the NIV . Most Calvinists don't say nice things about the NIV.I say that even though a couple of conservative Reformed Churches use the NIV .I suspect that they are in the minority. It would be interesting to take surveys of NIV-using (or even TNIV-using) churches which are biblically conservative . Detailed questions could be poised.Calvinistic Churches which use other versions such as the NASBU,ESV,NKJ or KJV should be in on the poll . I think the NIV crowd would do rather well in comparison to the others.

    I digress . Back to James White . I think "The Potter's Freedom" is a classic . Now that's what it's all about !

    "Letters To A Mormon Elder" is quite instructive. You may be surprised at the depth of biblical doctrine contained therein.

    In the same vein: "Is The Mormon My Brother".

    Some books of his that I wish I had :"The Roman Catholic Controversy";"The Forgotten Trinity";and "Drawn By The Father".

    I met James White once when he delivered a lecture regarding the dangers of Islam. That guy really knows his stuff . His breadth of knowledge is rather extensive .
     
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    This is probably next on my list to buy from him.
     
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    Have you read David Sorenson's book, "Touch not the Unclean Thing"? If so, what do you think of it in comparison to White's book?
     
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    Yes, I read it. I do not recommend it for anyone because of many false comments in this book.
     
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    Please enlighten us.
     
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    I read it. Good book!
     
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    Yes, I read it. Good book.
     
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    Just got the book and so far so good! VERY easy to understand for a non-scholar like me thus far and I've been able to clarify a few things in my head. I'm really enjoying it. :)
     
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    Dr. White said on his program The Dividing Line that it intended it to be an intro to textual criticism.
    I think he did a great job of making it understandable for laymen without dumbing down anything.
     
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    By saying that it contains false comments you are accusing a brother in Christ of dishonesty.
    If the accusation is true and you document it, then you are justified but without such an explanation your post is merely false witness.

    I have the book so I can look things up.
    Please give me the page numbers where the false comments are and I will look them up.
     
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    I agree. There's definitely meat in there but it's such that I can understand it without having to quiet the kids and spend an inordinate amount of time concentrating on it. LOL The kids will do that to you - make your mind mush! But even with the distractions, I can come back and re-read a paragraph and understand it right off without having to go back and restudy what I've read before. I like this book a lot.
     
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    I have the book, and I have found it very helpful. It's definitely a recommended read for anyone interested in the topic.
     
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    Dishonest? NO! Look at the link that I provide you: http://www.wayoflife.org/fbns/examining01.htm David Cloud answered concerning that book. Please read "EXAMINING "THE KING JAMES ONLY CONTROVERSY" on ALL 4 pages.
     
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