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William Tyndale (1494-1536) Bible translator and martyr, born in England, holds the distinction of being the first man to ever print the New Testament in the English language. He was the first person to take advantage of Guttenberg’s movable-type press for the purpose of printing the Scriptures in English language.

In his early years, Tyndale devoted himself to study of the Scriptures. However, his open expression of his faith generated much opposition from the Roman Catholic and Church leaders in London. A Roman Catholic clergyman once taunted Tyndale with the statement, “We are better to be without God’s law than the Pope’s”. Tyndale was infuriated by such Roman Catholic heresies, and he replied, “I defy the Pope and all his laws. If God spare my life ere many years, I will cause the boy that drives the plow to know more of the Scriptures than you!” Contention from Roman Catholic…

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