The Authorised Version: A Wonderful and Unfinished History (Hallihan)

Author:
$2.50
SKU:
9781862280496
Publisher:
Trinitarian Bible Society
Pages:
75
Binding:
Paperback

Written by C. P. Hallihan and generously illustrated, this eighty page book gives a well-paced account of the background to the publication of the Authorised Version, commencing with the ancient manuscripts and concluding with the present. The account covers the vital development of printing and the provision of the divinely preserved texts of Scripture in the Biblical languages, and shows how the Lord raised up men of great skill to translate His word out of these languages into English.

Table of Contents:

  1. General Introduction -  The Manuscripts: Handwritten Scriptures
  2. John Wycliffe and the English Bible
  3. Technology, Scholarship and Martyrdom: Printed English Bible
  4. On to Hampton Court
  5. Printing: Techniques and Problems
  6. The Last Chapter?

Appendices:

  1. 1604 Directives
  2. The 'Presentation of the Bible
  3. Why the Diversion of Resources
  4. The Committee Men