The Bible: Authorized King James Version (Google eBook)

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Robert Carroll, Stephen Prickett
Oxford University Press, Apr 17, 2008 - Bibles - 1824 pages
22 Reviews
The Bible is the most important book in the history of Western civilization, and also the most difficult to interpret. It has been the vehicle of continual conflict, with every interpretation reflecting passionately-held views that have affected not merely religion, but politics, art, and even science. This unique edition offers an exciting new approach to the most influential of all English biblical texts - the Authorized King James Version, complete with the Apocrypha. Its wide-ranging Introduction and the substantial notes to each book of the Bible guide the reader through the labyrinth of literary, textual, and theological issues, using the most up-to-date scholarship to demonstrate how and why the Bible has affected the literature, art and general culture of the English-speaking world. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  

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

User Review  - Georgina - Goodreads

one star. a very offensive book with dangerous ideas. author seems to condone violence, slavery, rape and racism?? also lots of inconsistencies and holes in plotline, even in the very first chapter ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Yasiru (Don't register a new account at all- grievances concerning censorship are now censored!) - Goodreads

Author responded very rudely with lightning bolts when his absolute authority was questioned. Read full review

Contents

Explanatory Notes
321
Glossary to the Notes
442
Maps
447
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