The King James Bible and the World It Made

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One book that changed the world--and how its legacy thrives today
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One book that changed the world--and how its legacy thrives today
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"An international array of acknowledged experts here focus on a theme of obvious historical and contemporary significance. This is first-rate scholarship and commands much attention."
--Trevor A. Hart, Professor of Divinity, University of St Andrews, Scotland

"This outstanding collection of essays by accomplished and learned scholars provides a host of insights into the religious and cultural impact of the King James Bible over these four centuries. I highly recommend this book for those who wish to learn more about this powerful, beautiful, and influential translation of the Bible."
--David F. Watson, Associate Professor of New Testament and Associate Dean for Master's Programs, United Theological Seminary

"Carefully crafted and dignified. This volume leaves no doubt that the King James Version has served as the most authentic voice of scripture for more than three centuries--and raises important questions about the absence of any such standard in the church today."
--Hans Boersma, J.I. Packer Professor of Theology, Regent College

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781602584167
  • Publisher: Baylor University Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2011
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David Lyle Jeffrey is Distinguished Professor of Literature and the Humanities at Baylor University. He is the author or editor of more than 12 books including Houses of the Interpreter: Reading Scripture, Reading Culture.

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