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A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book

Author: Donald L Brake
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the history of the translation of the Bible into English, from the fourteenth century to the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brake, Donald L., 1939-
Visual history of the English Bible.
Grand Rapids, MI : Baker Books, ©2008
(OCoLC)761103217
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Brake
ISBN: 9780801013164 080101316X
OCLC Number: 192134343
Description: 349 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancient Bibles : the triumph of beauty, the tyranny of power --
He dared to act : John Wycliffe and the Bible in English --
The man of the millennium : the triumph of the press over the quill --
He dared to take a stand : the monk becomes a knight --
The fire of devotion : the plowman reads the Bible --
A political pastor struggles in exile : the pastor survives and his psalms endure --
A royal court intrigue : the first "authorized" Bible --
Theology influences Bible versions : notes to aid the reader --
The clergy's version : a Bible longing for an audience --
The Catholic Church responds : from sacred Latin to vulgar English --
A royal translation : splendors from the Stuart court --
The King's Bible revised : from King James to Queen Victoria --
The source for English translations : the battle for a standard Greek text --
The Bible in America : at war and peace --
The Bible as bestseller : "as wide as the waters be" --
The people triumph : the Bible for all seasons --
Scripture index.
Responsibility: Donald L. Brake.
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Presents the history of the translation of the Bible into English, from the fourteenth century to the twentieth century.

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