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Author Campbell, Gordon, 1944-

Title Bible : the story of the King James Version, 1611-2011 / Gordon Campbell
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 354 pages) : illustrations
Summary The King James Version (KJV) of the Bible has long been viewed as the most elegantly written and poetic of the many English translations. Now reaching its 400th anniversary, it remains one of the most frequently used Bibles in the English-speaking world, especially in America. This book offers an authoritative history of this renowned translation, ranging from the Bible's inception to the present day. The text tells the complex story of how this translation came to be commissioned, who the translators were, and how the translation was accomplished
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Bible. English. Authorized -- History.
Bible. English. Authorized -- Criticism, Textual.
Bible -- Translating.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191806650 ebook