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Gender-Neutral Bible Won't be Created

Posted May 28, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— The Southern Baptists have won their battle to prevent a controversial translation of the Bible. Deluged with complaints from evangelicals in North Carolina and other states, the International Bible Society says it's killing its gender-neutral translation of the Bible.

Southern Baptists say changing the New International Version to reflect genderless references would have been giving into feminism and politcal correctness.