A Visual History of the King James Bible: The Dramatic Story of the World's Best-Known Translation

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A Visual History of the King James Bible: The Dramatic Story of the World's Best-Known Translation

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Description

For 400 years, the King James Version of the Holy Bible has been the most influential book to be published in the English language. Now, Bible collector and expert Donald L. Brake brings to life the fascinating story of its creation and proliferation throughout the English-speaking world. With beautiful and informative photos, illustrations, charts, and sidebars, Brake invites readers to explore the KJV's mysterious beginnings, the men who translated it, the manuscripts upon which that translation was based, the important people and places that influenced its production, and even Shakespeare's involvement in it. In an age where a new translation of the Bible seems to come about every few years, discover what has made the King James Version endure for four centuries.

ISBN

9780801013478

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

Baker Books

City

Grand Rapids, MI

Disciplines

Biblical Studies | History of Christianity | Religion

Comments

Class of 1966