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    Visual History of the King James Bible by Donald L. Brake with Shelly Beach

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    It's been 400 years since the King James Version of the Bible was first published and thus became the most influential book in the English language. In A Visual History of the King James Bible, Donald Brake brings to life the fascinating story of the Authorized Version, how it came together and its continued proliferation throughout the English-speaking world. Using over 90 Illustrations, as well as insightful photos, charts and sidebars, Brake invites readers to explore the KJV's mysterious beginnings, the men who translated it and the manuscripts they used, the significant people and places that influenced its production, and even William Shakespeare's involvement in it. In an era when numerous translations of the Bible abound, discover what has made the King James Version an enduring legacy for 400 years.
    Discover what has made the King James Version endure for four centuries

    "Facts, historical background, wonderful photos, and personal experiences are woven together in this first-rate story of the King James Bible. Guaranteed to deepen your appreciation of the English Bible."--Charles C. Ryrie, editor, Ryrie Study Bible

    "Here is a creative masterpiece from a reputable scholar, verifying God's Word to every human being. Pleasantly readable, it is an outstanding, authentic book to enrich every Christian's library."--Howard G. Hendricks, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Christian Education and Leadership, Dallas Theological Seminary

    "No one is more knowledgeable about English Bible translation than Donald Brake."--Leland Ryken, professor of English, Wheaton College

    "Donald Brake has shown, through meticulous research, engaging style, irenic tone, and exquisite illustrations, that this translation deserves a place on our shelves and in our hearts. I recommend A Visual History of the King James Bible to every English-speaking Christian because here you will discover a part of the rich tapestry of the Christian faith in which you find yourself today."--Daniel B. Wallace, executive director, Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts

    "On the 400th anniversary of the most famous of English Bible translations, Donald Brake has written an engaging account of the history of the King James Bible. Photos of many of the rare volumes from Brake's collection fill the pages of this beautifully illustrated book."--Diana Severance, director, Dunham Bible Museum

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    Format: Hardcover
    Number of Pages: 288
    Vendor: Baker Books
    Publication Date: 2011