The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011

The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible 1611-2011

Melvyn Bragg


The King James Bible has frequently been known as the “Book of Books,” either in itself and in what it stands for. seeing that its booklet in 1611, it's been the best-selling publication on the earth, and plenty of think, it has had the best impact.

The King James Bible has unfold the Protestant religion. It has additionally been the best effect at the enrichment of the English language and its literature. it's been the Bible of wars from the British Civil struggle within the 17th century to the yankee Civil warfare centuries later, and it's been carried into conflict in innumerable conflicts due to the fact that then. Its effect on social movements—particularly related to ladies within the 19th and 20th centuries—and politics used to be profound. It was once the most important to the expansion of democracy. It was once fundamental to the abolition of slavery, and it outlined attitudes to fashionable technology, schooling, and sex.

As Lord Melvyn Bragg’s The experience of English explored the historical past of our language, so The e-book of Books unearths the intense and still-felt impression of a piece created four hundred years ago.

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