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The Legacy of the King James Bible : Celebrating 400 Years of the Most Influential English Translation.

Author: Leland Ryken
Publisher: Wheaton, IL : Crossway, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Honors the 400th anniversary of the book's publication by telling its dramatic story and exploring its inherent literary excellence and unparalleled influence on English and American culture.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ryken, Leland.
Legacy of the King James Bible : Celebrating 400 Years of the Most Influential English Translation.
Wheaton, IL : Crossway, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leland Ryken
ISBN: 9781433524516 1433524511
OCLC Number: 818819650
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Content; Preface; Abbreviations of Bible Translations; Part One: The King James Bible in Its Own Day; 1. In the Beginning; 2. From Tyndale to the King James Bible; 3. The Making of the King James Bible; 4. The King James Bible of 1611; Part Two: The King James Bible in History; 5. The Influence of the King James Bible on the History of Bible Translation; 6. The Influence of the King James Bible on Language, Education, and Religion; 7. The Influence of the King James Bible on Culture; Part Three: The King James Bible as a Literary Masterpiece. 8. What Makes an English Bible Literary?9. Prose Style in the King James Bible; 10. Poetic Effects in the King James Bible; 11. Acclaim for the King James Bible by the Literary Establishment; Part Four: The Literary Influence of the King James Bible; 12. Literature and the Bible; 13. Early Literary Influence of the King James Bible; 14. The Nineteenth Century; 15. The Modern Era; Afterword; Notes; Permissions; General Index; Scripture Index; Back.

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Honors the 400th anniversary of the book's publication by telling its dramatic story and exploring its inherent literary excellence and unparalleled influence on English and American culture.

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