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Title The King James version at 400 : assessing its genius as Bible translation and its literary influence / edited by David G. Burke, John F. Kutsko, and Philip H. Towner
Published Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (581 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Society of Biblical Literature Biblical Scholarship in North America ; number 26
Biblical scholarship in North America ; no. 26
Contents Rendering voices: a poem for the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible / Christopher Southgate -- The KJV at 400: assessing its genius as Bible translation and its literary influence / David Norton -- The King James Bible in early modern political context / Lori Anne Ferrell -- The KJV and the rapid growth of English in the Elizabethan-Jacobean era / Seth Lerer -- English printing before the King James Bible: a reconsideration / David J. Davis -- The King James Bible and the language of liturgy / Robin Griffith-Jones -- The KJV and women: soundings and suggestions / Katharine Doob Sakenfeld -- John Speed's "Canaan" and British travel to Palestine: a journey with maps / Joan Taylor -- Luther's approach to Bible translation and the KJV / Graham Tomlin -- Revising the KJV: seventeenth through nineteenth century / Harold P. Scanlin -- The role of the metatexts in the King James Version as a means of mediating conflicting theological views / Jacobus A. Naudé -- Priorities, principles, and prefaces: from the KJV to today (1611-2011) / Richard A. Burridge -- The KJV and the development of text criticism / David Trobisch -- The KJV translation of the Old Testament: the case of Job / David J.A. Clines -- The KJV New Testament: what worked for the translators and what did not? / James D.G. Dunn -- The KJV and Anglo-Jewish translations of the Bible: a unique and uniquely fruitful connection / Leonard J. Greenspoon -- The influence of the KJV in Protestant Chinese Bible work / Kuo-Wei Peng -- The monarchs and the message: reflections on Bible translation from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century / N.T. Wright -- The question of eloquence in the King James Version / Robert Alter -- The King James Bible Apocrypha: when and why lost? / Andrew E. Hill -- "Not of an age, but for all time": King James and Master Will, words with thoughts / C. Clifton Black -- The Word and the words: Andrewes, Donne, and the theology of translation / Malcolm Guite -- The KJV and the seventeenth-century religious lyric / Barbara K. Lewalski -- The King James Bible: messianic meditations / Deborah W. Rooke -- America's king of kings: the King James Bible and American civil religion / Jon Pahl -- The KJV in Orthodox perspective / Simon Crisp -- African Americans and the King James Version of the Bible / Rodney Sadler Jr. -- "A new garb for the Jewish soul": the JPS Bible in the light of the King James Bible / Naomi Seidman -- The master copy: postcolonial notes on the King James Bible / R.S. Sugirtharajah
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bible -- Translating -- Congresses.
Bible. English. Authorized -- History -- Congresses.
Bible. English. Authorized -- Influence -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Burke, David G.
Kutsko, John F., 1963-
Towner, Philip H., 1953-
ISBN 1306152321 (electronic bk.)
1589837991 (e-book)
9781306152327 (electronic bk.)
9781589837997 (e-book)