Thursday, April 25, 2013

11 Books related to the history of the King James Bible

The 11 books below are related to the King James Bible's translation and history. Some are mostly historical and mainly neutral in the "Bible Version Wars". Some are not. All make good reading.

A Textual History of the King James Bible, David Norton. Cambridge University Press (February 2005), ISBN: 0521771005. 402 pages

A Visual History of the King James Bible: The Dramatic Story of the World's Best-Known Translation, Donald L. Brake. Baker Publishing Group (February 2011), ISBN: 080101347X. 283 pages

In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture, Alister McGrath. Anchor (February 19, 2002), ISBN: 0385722168. 352 pages

King James, His Bible, and Its Translators, Laurence M. Vance. Vance Publications (October 20, 2006), ISBN: 0976344815. 172 pages

The Authorized Version of the English Bible (1611): Its Subsequent Reprints and Modern Representatives, F. H. A. Scrivener. Wipf & Stock Publishers (March 31, 2004), ISBN: 1592446345. 322 pages

The Coming of the King James Gospels, Ward S. Allen and Edward C. Jacobs. University of Arkansas Press (June 1, 1995), ISBN: 1557283451. 420 pages

The King James Version Debate: A Plea for Realism, Donald A. Carson. Baker Book House (1979), ISBN: 0801024277. 128 pages

The Men Behind the KJV, Gustavus S. Paine. Baker Publishing Group (February 1988), ISBN: 0801070090. 212 pages

Translating for King James: Notes Made by a Translator of King James's Bible, Ward S. Allen. Vanderbilt University Press (January 19, 1994) ISBN: 0826512461. 172 pages

Translating the New Testament Epistles 1604-1611: a Manuscript from King James's Westminster Company, Ward S. Allen. Vanderbilt University Press by University Microfilms International (1977), ISBN: 0835702871. 319 pages

When The KJV Departs From The "Majority" Text, J. A. Moorman. The Old Paths Publications, Inc. (October 21, 2010), ISBN: 1568480989. 202 pages

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