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New Testament Introduction by John Drury

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ISBN-10: 037540550X

ISBN-13: 9780375405501

Edition: 1998

Authors: Everyman's Library, John Drury

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John Drury's clear, marvelously erudite, and richly detailed introduction to the Everyman's Library edition of the New Testament reminds us why the King James Version, first published in 1611, has been the favorite of English readers for centuries. Despite a plethora of new translations in the second half of the twentieth century, the King James Version retains its power and appeal because "it has the intrinsic value of a classic and is an enduring masterpiece."       Drury outlines the fascinating history of this magisterial translation, marveling at the "patient generosity" with which the translators sifted through and distilled a century of previous scholarship. He points out that their…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/2/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 520
Size: 5.27" wide x 8.36" long x 1.15" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English