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  - Joe -

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

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User Review  - Beukeboom - LibraryThing

D.A. Carson puts forth an objective, reasoned discourse explaining the errors in KJV-Onlyism and how KJV-Only extremists (ex. -- Peter Ruckman, Gail Riplinger, Jack Chick, David Otis Fuller, D. A ... Read full review


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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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