The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,846,158 members ⚫ 1,267,520 ebooks

New to

Learn more

The Legacy of the King James Bible

Celebrating 400 Years of the Most Influential English Translation

The Legacy of the King James Bible by Leland Ryken
Add to cart
US$ 15.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

Originally published in 1611, the King James Bible (KJB) remains the most recognizable piece of literature in the English-speaking world today. For over three centuries, it served as the standard English Bible and has, as such, exerted unparalleled influence on English and American culture in nearly every sphere—including education, law, literature, government, art, science, and religion.

The Legacy of the King James Bible honors the 400th anniversary of the KJB’s publication by telling its story—a drama that starts with the pioneering work of William Tyndale and progresses through half a dozen other popular translations. Leland Ryken, an expert on the Bible as literature, explores the excellence of the King James Bible by examining its status as the climax of a century of English Bible translations, its impression on the subsequent history of Bible translation, its inherent literary excellence, and its overall impact on English and American literature and culture. The Legacy of the King James Bible will shed new light on the depth of the translation’s merit and influence and offer insight as to what its role may be in the next 400 years.

Crossway; January 2011
ISBN 9781433524516
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: The Legacy of the King James Bible
Author: Leland Ryken
  • News
Bibelen, som store forfattere bygger på - Kristeligt Dagblad (abonnement)
Fri, 27 May 2011 15:09:18 -0700
Kristeligt Dagblad (abonnement)Bibelen, som store forfattere bygger påKristeligt Dagblad (abonnement)... i den engelske og ...