[sword-devel] Doctrinal Statement

Ed Sylvis sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 2 Sep 2002 23:58:59 -0700

Well said, well spoken!


On Monday 02 September 2002 11:17 pm, Danny Freedman wrote:
> Actually, if the Sword Project only included the NTs
> without the respective OTs, I would not be offended...
> I do realise that this is a christian project, and I
> realise that there are elements of doctrine in the NT.
>  However, it is not the place of the Sword Project to
> dictate how people should utilise the software, nor
> should it dictate which software should be
> disallowed...
> Just BTW, the Sword Project is the only one of its
> kind anywhere in the world, even leading software
> bible programs do not have the diversity in Sword...
> Don't spoil it with limitations based on doctrine...we
> have enough limitations as a result of copyright.
> In fact, I do not know of a single online program that
> shows both the Arabic and English form of the Qu'ran
> as well as the Smith van dyke Arabic Bible...in
> Arabic...
> While Sword's main focus is christian, the very fact
> that christians interact with muslims, that christians
> speak arabic, means that such works should be
> provided, under the appropriate heading...  And that
> doesn't mean every person would ever download such a
> module.
> That makes my 2 cents into 4 cents....
> DF
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