The King James Version of The Bible
Number of pages: 1163
The Authorized King James Version is an English translation of the Christian Bible begun in 1604 and first published in 1611 by the Church of England. The Great Bible was the first 'authorized version' issued by the Church of England in the reign of King Henry VIII. In January 1604, King James I of England convened the Hampton Court Conference where a new English version was conceived in response to the perceived problems of the earlier translations as detected by the Puritans, a faction within the Church of England.
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by Ernest Sutherland Bates - Evinity Publishing Inc
This is an narrative of the development of the Bible, from the earliest manuscripts to the 20th century. It includes the story of the translation of the Bible into English, and presents the Bible in historical and social context.
by Gustave Doré - Belford-Clarke Co.
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by Hannah Whitall Smith - J. Nisbet and Co.
The object of the book is to bring out the common-sense teaching of the Bible in regard to every-day religion. The author aimed not so much to get at the doctrinal truths of our religion, as at the every-day practical common-sense principles.
by William Ambrose Spicer - Southern Publishing Association
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