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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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 the power of the monarch and the Church. Early translators like Tyndale, whose work greatly influenced the King James, were hunted down and executed, but the demand for English Bibles continued to grow. Indeed it was the popularity of the Geneva Bible, with its anti-royalist content, that eventually forced James I… (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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