Special Report The History of the Bible Today we take for granted that people all over the world can read the Bible in any language. But for more than 1,000 years it was unavailable to most. Winter 2004 John Wycliffe: Setting the Stage for Reform Donna Butler David F. Lloyd Wycliffe set the stage for the great work of translation from the original languages that would be undertaken by William Tyndale. Summer 2003 William Tyndale: A Bible for the People Robyn Page William Tyndale was the first to translate the Bible into English from its original languages. Winter 2001 Johann Gutenberg: Adventure and Art Robyn Page As a result of Gutenburg's invention, books could be printed cheaply and in huge numbers. Thus he touched off a knowledge explosion. Winter 2004 The Most Dangerous Book David F. Lloyd Why was the translation of the Bible into English so violently opposed? First in a two-part series. Spring 2004 The Most Dangerous Book David F. Lloyd Part Two in the story of the courageous struggle to put the Bible into the hands of the English people. Spring 2004 In Other Words David Hulme How did the Bible come to be translated into so many vernacular tongues? April 5, 2011 Bible History: The Birth of the King James Bible Peter Nathan Tthe King James Version of the Bible marks its 400th anniversary. Its committee-based approach to translation is still used with major Bible translations today.