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"Sue them!” my wife joked. Harriet offered her succinct suggestion as we read a sentence in a review that appeared over my name. Within it was a word I was sure I could not have used—or at least could not have intended—since it doesn’t exist. Something must have happened in transmission, I thought, something that the editors did not catch.

The Spring 2004 issue of the Evangelical Studies Bulletin, the vital newsletter of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College in Illinois, published my sentence: “Lutherans Today delivers on the promise of its main title in eruditing a glimpse of the many faces [of Lutherans today].”

 

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