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UK: Bible Recordings Deemed “Offensive”

Posted By admin On September 10, 2011 @ 12:21 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
Saturday, September 10, 2011

Postal workers refused to deliver CDs of Bible readings after deciding they were ‘offensive material’.

Several churches had paid for discs with recordings of St Mark’s Gospel to be produced to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.

They were due to be delivered to all households on the Channel Island of Jersey, but church leaders were stunned when they were told postal workers would not handle the 45,000 CDs.

Rev Liz Hunter of St Helier Methodist Centre said: ‘Initially Jersey Post seemed quite  positive about helping us deliver the CDs.

‘But then a couple of weeks ago somebody from their marketing department phoned to say they would be unable to deliver them on the grounds that they could be deemed offensive.

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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2035760/Postal-workers-refuse-deliver-Bible-recordings-CDs-offensive.html

[2] Ex-soldier told to repaint his St George’s flag front door by housing association after it was deemed offensive and distressing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ex-soldier-told-to-repaint-his-st-georges-flag-front-door-by-housing-association-after-it-was-deemed-offensive-and-distressing.html

[3] Piers Morgan: Time for an ‘Amendment to the Bible’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/piers-morgan-time-for-an-%e2%80%98amendment-to-the-bible%e2%80%99.html

[4] Nobel winner slams Bible as ‘handbook of bad morals’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nobel-winner-slams-bible-as-%e2%80%98handbook-of-bad-morals%e2%80%99.html

[5] Sen. Rand Paul on Obama: ‘What Version of the Bible is He Reading?’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sen-rand-paul-on-obama-what-version-of-the-bible-is-he-reading.html

[6] California City Closes Down Bible Study in Private Home: http://www.prisonplanet.com/california-city-closes-down-bible-study-in-private-home.html

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