In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture

In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture

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This fascinating history of a literary and religious masterpiece explores the forces that obstructed and ultimately led to the decision to create an authorized translation, the method of translation and printing, and the central role the King James version of the Bible played in the development of modern English.

In the sixteenth century, to attempt to translate the Bible into a common tongue wasn't just difficult, it was dangerous. A Bible in English threatened… (more)

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Publisher: Anchor (December 10, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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