Wednesday, August 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Tells the compelling story of faith, flames, and martyrdom behind the world’s most famous book. The Biblical texts, translated from the original ancient Greek and Hebrew into equally obscure Latin, were staunchly guarded, making common interpretation impossible and ensuring that no one would question the authority of the Church.
Through the stories of John Wycliffe, William Tyndale, and Thomas Cranmer — the brave reformers who paid the ultimate price to bring the Bible to the people in a language they could understand — Battle for the Bible reveals how a seed planted on English ground inspired a new, progressive way of thinking and living that crossed an ocean. Nurtured in terrible adversity by patient and persistent hands more than 600 years ago, it continues to bear the fruits of freedom and individualism.