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The book of books : the radical impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011 / Melvyn Bragg.

Author/Creator:
Bragg, Melvyn, 1939-
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Bible. -- English. -- Authorized -- Influence.
Bible. -- English. -- Authorized -- History.
Contents:
From Hampton Court to New England. The scope of it ; The road to 1611 ; The foundation is laid ; The King James Version is commissioned ; The four companies ; The Mayflower and the Covenant ; The Bible in the Civil Wars (1642-51) ; The new map ; The Great Awakening
The impact on culture. The Royal Society (1660) ; early modern science and the Bible ; Language ; The Bible itself as literature ; From Shakespeare : the bible and literature (1) ; American literature and the twentieth century : the Bible and literature (2) ; The eighteenth-century Enlightenment ; The matter of Richard Dawkins : the new Enlightenment ; Mary Wollstonecraft and William Wilberforce
The impact on society. Slavery and the Civil War in America (1) ; Slavery and the Civil War in America (2) ; The Bible and education ; On a mission around the world ; The Bible and sex ; The Bible and women ; Christian socialism and the social gospel ; The Bible and democracy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781582437811
1582437815
OCLC:
707255711
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