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6 edition of The Greatest English Classic found in the catalog.

The Greatest English Classic

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Published by Cosimo Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Bible,
  • Bibles - King James,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Religion / Bible / General,
  • Religion-Bibles - King James,
  • Religion,
  • Bibles

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8884442M
    ISBN 101596059559
    ISBN 109781596059559

    During her reign sixty editions of it appeared. His Dark Materials Philip Pullman, That was at the very least a royal evasion, for if there was any Book he did know it was the Genevan version. But there is something on the other side.

    Buddhism and Confucianism count their books rather records of their faith than rules for it, history rather than authoritative sources of belief. Animal Farm George Orwell Because a little bit of politics is easily digested when set in a farmyard. A true classic. In the earlier day the Scriptures were transmitted from church to church, and from age to age, by manuscripts.

    How many times have you heard Shakespeare references? Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen, James had just come from Scotland, where the Presbyterians were with their Synod, and where Calvinism was in full swing. But there is something on the other side. It is a peculiar irony of fate that while the purpose of Gregory Martin was to check the translation of the Bible by the Protestants, the only effect of his work was to advance and improve that translation.


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When, for example, there was objection to making any English version because "the language was so rude that the Bible could not be intelligently translated into it," Tindale replied: "It is not so rude as they are false liars.

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