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Bible in English Its History and Influence

ISBN-10: 0300099304

ISBN-13: 9780300099300

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Daniell

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Since William Tyndale's death the Bible has been translated into more than 3,000 English editions. This book examines the impact of the most important of these translations, including Coverdale's, the Geneva Bibles, the King James & the American Revised Standard.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 962
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.652
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Preface
Introduction
Before Printing
The Bible in Britain from the Earliest Times to A.D. 850
The Anglo-Saxon Bible, 850-1066
Romance and Piety, 1066-1350
The Wyclif ('Lollard') Bibles
Before and After Wyclif: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries
After Printing
The Greek New Testament of Erasmus, 1516 and After
The Reformation in England
William Tyndale ?1494-1536
After Tyndale
Coverdale's Bible, 1535
'Matthew's' Bible, 1537
The Great Bible, 1539
Towards the Reign of Edward VI, 1547-1553
An English Plain Style, and Bible Reading
The Geneva New Testament, 1557
The Geneva Bible, 1560
Reformation Psalms
The Bishops' Bible, 1568
Laurence Tomson and the Revision of the Geneva New Testament, 1576
The Rheims New Testament, 1582
'Geneva-Tomson-Junius', 1599
Explorers of the Revelation: Spenser and Shakespeare
The English Bible in America: From the Beginnings to 1640
The King James Version, 1611
Printing the King James Bible
The Bible in England in the Seventeenth Century
The Consolidation of KJV, 1660-1710
The Bible in England and Ireland, 1710-1760
More Psalms, and Hymns
The Bible in America to 1776
The English Bible against Fashionable Deism: Handel and Pope as Examples
The English Bible in America, 1777 to the Early Nineteenth Century
Towards 1769, and After
Mathew Carey and the American Bible Flood
The Nineteenth-Century Bible in Britain, and Two Artists
The English Revised Version, 1870-85
The English Bible in America, 1841-1899
Bible Translation into English in the Twentieth Century
Conclusion
Appendix
Abbreviations
Notes
Chronological List of Bibles in English
Select Bibliography
Index
Photograph Credits