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The Resource A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book, Donald L. Brake

A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book, Donald L. Brake

Label
A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book
Title
A visual history of the English Bible
Title remainder
the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book
Statement of responsibility
Donald L. Brake
Title variation
English bible
Title variation remainder
the tumultuous tale of the worlds bestselling book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the history of the translation of the Bible into English, from the fourteenth century to the twentieth century
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288193
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
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Brake, Donald L.
Dewey number
220.5/2009
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BS455
LC item number
.B635 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religions
  • Christianity
  • Religious writing
  • Religion
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book
Label
A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book, Donald L. Brake
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-339) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Ancient Bibles: the triumph of beauty, the tyranny of power -- He dared to act: John Wycliffe and the Bible in English -- The man of the millennium: the triumph of the press over the quill -- He dared to take a stand: the monk becomes a knight -- The fire of devotion: the plowman reads the Bible -- A political pastor struggles in exile: the pastor survives and his psalms endure -- A royal court intrigue: the first "authorized" Bible -- Theology influences Bible versions: notes to aid the reader -- The clergy's version: a Bible longing for an audience -- The Catholic church responds: from sacred to Latin to vulgar English -- A royal translation: splendors from the Stuart Court -- The King's Bible revised: from King James to Queen Victoria -- The source for English translations: the battle for a standard Greek text -- The Bible in America: at war and peace -- The Bible as bestseller: "as wide as the waters be" -- The people triumph: the Bible for all seasons -- Scripture index
Control code
192134343
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780801013164
Lccn
2008005492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Label
A visual history of the English Bible : the tumultuous tale of the world's bestselling book, Donald L. Brake
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-339) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Ancient Bibles: the triumph of beauty, the tyranny of power -- He dared to act: John Wycliffe and the Bible in English -- The man of the millennium: the triumph of the press over the quill -- He dared to take a stand: the monk becomes a knight -- The fire of devotion: the plowman reads the Bible -- A political pastor struggles in exile: the pastor survives and his psalms endure -- A royal court intrigue: the first "authorized" Bible -- Theology influences Bible versions: notes to aid the reader -- The clergy's version: a Bible longing for an audience -- The Catholic church responds: from sacred to Latin to vulgar English -- A royal translation: splendors from the Stuart Court -- The King's Bible revised: from King James to Queen Victoria -- The source for English translations: the battle for a standard Greek text -- The Bible in America: at war and peace -- The Bible as bestseller: "as wide as the waters be" -- The people triumph: the Bible for all seasons -- Scripture index
Control code
192134343
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9780801013164
Lccn
2008005492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps

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