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[Reading] ➮ When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ➶ Adam Nicolson – 19th-century.co A fascinating lively account of the making of the King James BibleJames VI of Scotland – now James I of England – came into his new kingdom in 1603 Trained almost from birth to manage rival politiA fascinating lively account of the making of the King James BibleJames VI of Scotland – now James I of England – came into his new kingdom in 1603 Trained almost from birth to manage rival political factions he was determined not only to hold his throne but to avoid the strife caused by religious groups that was bedevilling most European countries He would hold his God appointed position and unify his kingdom Out of these circumstances and involving the very people who were engaged in the bitterest controversies a book of extraordinary grace and lasting literary appeal was created the King James Bible47 scholars from Cambridge Oxford and London translated the Bible drawing from many previous versions and created what many believe to be the greatest prose work ever written in English – the product of a culture in a peculiarly conflicted era This was the England of Shakespeare Marlowe Jonson and Bacon; but also of extremist Puritans the Gunpowder plot the Plague of slum dwellings and crushing religious confines uite how this astonishing translation emerges is the central uestion of this bookFarthan Shakespeare this Bible helped to create and shape the language It is the origin of many of our most familiar phrases and the foundations of the English speaking world It was a generous and deliberate decision to make the Bible available to the common man not an immediate commercial success but which later became a bestseller and has remained one ever sinceAdam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the early years of the first Stewart ruler and the scholars who laboured for seven years to create the world's greatest book; immersing us in a world of ingratiating bishops a fascinating monarch and London at a time unlike any other.

A fascinating lively account of the making of the King James BibleJames VI of Scotland – now James I of England – came into his new kingdom in 1603 Trained almost from birth to manage rival political factions he was determined not only to hold his throne but to avoid the strife caused by religious groups that was bedevilling most European countries He would hold his God appointed position and unify his kingdom Out of these circumstances and involving the very people who were engaged in the bitterest controversies a book of extraordinary grace and lasting literary appeal was created the King James Bible47 scholars from Cambridge Oxford and London translated the Bible drawing from many previous versions and created what many believe to be the greatest prose work ever written in English – the product of a culture in a peculiarly conflicted era This was the England of Shakespeare Marlowe Jonson and Bacon; but also of extremist Puritans the Gunpowder plot the Plague of slum dwellings and crushing religious confines uite how this astonishing translation emerges is the central uestion of this bookFarthan Shakespeare this Bible helped to create and shape the language It is the origin of many of our most familiar phrases and the foundations of the English speaking world It was a generous and deliberate decision to make the Bible available to the common man not an immediate commercial success but which later became a bestseller and has remained one ever sinceAdam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the early years of the first Stewart ruler and the scholars who laboured for seven years to create the world's greatest book; immersing us in a world of ingratiating bishops a fascinating monarch and London at a time unlike any other.

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  1. Tim Tim says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleIf 94% of the King James Bible was actually lifted from the earlier translation by Tyndale you might wonder how Adam Nicolson can stretch the story of this iconic English Bible out over the course of a book But anything Nicolson writes is a bit like going on one of those guided walking tours of an old city constantly diving down small alleys emerging surprisingly at a place well known but having seen and learnt something new along the way It's a trick he's pulled off in so many different tomes from seabirds to Scottish islands Besides the process political and scholarly of producing the KJB is almost as inte


  2. Tnwilk72 Tnwilk72 says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleThis is a very enjoyable book The author examines the development of the King James Bible in the context of the times with lots of gossipy information about the Jacobean Court and Church of England hierarchy This is important as King James wanted a translation of the Bible that was as opulent and magnificent as his Court To show how this effected the final outcome the author offers fascinating textual analysis of various English translations The author seems to assume that the flagrant language of the King Jame


  3. Pussinska Pussinska says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleThis is a book that when first published I meant to buy when it came into paperback but for whatever reason there was a house move in which I had to scale down the books I didn't get around to it I'm glad I finally did and when I do read the Bible I read the King James Version I didn't realise the extent to which it differs from Tyndale and I find the modern translations lack gravitas The extracts from 18th century attempts at revision made me smile in their determination to be rational they were the first to fall into the modern pitfalls


  4. Oliver Oliver says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleIf you are interested in the tortuous creation of the KJB this is essential Couldn't find a hardback version but the paperback is good uality


  5. oirettic oirettic says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleThis book is much about England around 1611 than on the making of the great translation of the BibleThe author loves the word Jacobean too much So irritating it seems to me that having discovered an adjective for of James he fell in love with it and could not help himself to use it on every page Disappointing book


  6. MISS D D J MACGREGOR MISS D D J MACGREGOR says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible Kindlewritten in away that is easy to understand and brought new insights into the origins of the King James Bible and the 16th Century


  7. Persimon Persimon says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleYou may think this book is a religous tract it is'nt It is a fascinating socio historic explanation of the times of James 1'st and the backdrop against which the King James Bible was written James for instant turns out to be a much complex personalit


  8. 19th-century.co Customer 19th-century.co Customer says:

    Epub When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible ¹ 19th century.co when mobile, spoke pdf, english: download, making pdf, king mobile, james epub, bible kindle, When God ebok, Spoke English: book, Spoke English: The Making pdf, God Spoke English: mobile, God Spoke English: The Making free, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible KindleNot a light read but very interesting


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