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The Resource In the beginning : the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture, Alister McGrath

In the beginning : the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture, Alister McGrath

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In the beginning : the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture
Title
In the beginning
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the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture
Statement of responsibility
Alister McGrath
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the origins and history of the world's most familiar translation of the Bible; discusses the political and religious forces that prompted its creation; and assesses its influence on literature and religious belief
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
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158242
Cataloging source
EAS
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1953-
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McGrath, Alister E.
Dewey number
220.5/2038
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Protestantisme
  • Anglicanisme
  • Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittannië en Noord-Ierland
  • BIBLE
  • BIBLE VERSIONS, KING JAMES II
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture
Label
In the beginning : the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture, Alister McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, [2001]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-328) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Unknown to the ancients : the new technology -- The rise of English as a national language -- The great tumult : the Reformation -- The first printed English Bibles -- Explaining the "hard places" : the Geneva Bible -- A puritan king? : the accession of King James -- The decision to translate : the Hampton Court Conference -- Translation : the Englishing of the Bible -- Production : the early printings of the King James Bible -- Translators and traitors : the problems of Bible translation -- The Bible and the shaping of modern English -- Triumph : the final acclamation of the King James Bible -- A comparison of historic English translations : Psalm 23 -- A biblical timeline
Control code
ocm49201212
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780385722162
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)49201212
Label
In the beginning : the story of the King James Bible and how it changed a nation, a language, and a culture, Alister McGrath
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, [2001]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unknown to the ancients : the new technology -- The rise of English as a national language -- The great tumult : the Reformation -- The first printed English Bibles -- Explaining the "hard places" : the Geneva Bible -- A puritan king? : the accession of King James -- The decision to translate : the Hampton Court Conference -- Translation : the Englishing of the Bible -- Production : the early printings of the King James Bible -- Translators and traitors : the problems of Bible translation -- The Bible and the shaping of modern English -- Triumph : the final acclamation of the King James Bible -- A comparison of historic English translations : Psalm 23 -- A biblical timeline
Control code
ocm49201212
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780385722162
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)49201212

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