Tyndale House Publishers Knew The Malarkey Book Was A Fraud
In response to the revelation that Alex Malarkey has recanted of his claims to have visited heaven, and repudiated his book “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven” and in light of Tyndale releasing this statement: which suggests they had JUST NOW learned about this fraud “We are saddened to learn that Alex Malarkey, co-author of ‘The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven,’ is now saying that he made up the story of dying and going to heaven. Given this information, we are taking the book out of print.”
From Phil Johnson:
” For the record, Tyndale House Publishers knew full well more than two years ago that Kevin Malarkey’s book contained fabricated stories. I have a stack of correspondence between Beth Malarkey and Tyndale in which she tried to make Alex’s true voice heard. They completely blew her off. So in early June last year, I sent the following e-mail. Tyndale never bothered to reply:
To: Tyndale House Editors
From: Phil Johnson
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 4:34 PM
Subject: The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven
Sirs, I’m curious about what rationale Tyndale’s legal department has for dismissing the concerns that have been raised by Beth Malarkey, who says that: 1) the story told in The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven is filled with exaggerations and untruths; 2) although Alex Malarkey is listed as co-author of the book, he receives none of the royalties; 3) that Kevin Malarkey neglects his duties as a husband and father, not even adequately supporting his family financially (cf. 1 Timothy 5:8), but with Tyndale’s encouragement….
Continue reading HERE Also note, according to the NY Times article linked above, “In 2014, Tyndale reissued “The Boy,” which on the cover includes the billing “A True Story.” [Contributed by Dustin Germain]
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