The Bible: Authorized King James Version (Oxford World's Classics)

The Bible: Authorized King James Version (Oxford World's Classics)

Stephen Prickett

The Bible is crucial e-book within the historical past of Western civilization, and likewise the main tricky to interpret. it's been the car of continuous clash, with each interpretation reflecting passionately held perspectives that experience affected no longer simply faith, yet politics, paintings, or even technological know-how.

This detailed variation bargains a thrilling new strategy to the main influential of all English biblical texts--the licensed King James Version, entire with the Apocrypha. Its wide-ranging advent and the immense notes to every booklet of the Bible advisor the reader throughout the labyrinth of literary, textual, and theological matters, utilizing the main updated scholarship to illustrate how and why the Bible has affected the literature, artwork and common tradition of the English-speaking international.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from all over the world. every one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different precious good points, together with professional introductions by means of prime gurus, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for additional research, and lots more and plenty more.

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