The King James Version Debate: A Plea for Realism

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Baker Books, Mar 1, 1978 - Religion - 128 pages
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D. A. Carson addresses laypeople and pastors with a concise explanation of the science of textual criticism and refutes the proposition that the King James Version is superior to contemporary translations. The book provides a readable introduction to two things: biblical textual criticism and some of the principles upon which translations are made.
 

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User Review  - leandrod - LibraryThing

Very good and short book. Having been written fifteen and a score years ago, it probably would benefit from a second edition; but it tells something about KJVists (and TRists) that its arguments ... Read full review

User Review  - Joe - Christianbook.com

This book is very hard to understand unless you have a phd in english. It is not written to be easily understood. It was kinda disappointing. The parts that I did understand were good though, just far ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Modern Defense of the Byzantine TextType
Preliminary Considerations

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D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He is the author or editor of more than forty books and is one of the leaders of The Gospel Coalition.

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