2011 marks the 400th anniversary of the publication of the famous King James version of the Bible. It is woven into the fabric of modern America’s language and faith communities. Did you ever wonder why there are so many Bible translations in English? They don’t exist in other language groups or in the Moslem faith. How could a 400-year book have such an impact on modern American faith?
Journey with me through the "Holy Land" and enter into this fascinating world of desert and cool breezes, where living water can still quench your thirst and lift your weariness. Published 8:40 p.m. September 19, 2011 - Comments
In anticipation of the 400th anniversary of the 1611 KJB, the author conducted a worldwide search to find and catalog every known copy. The results will rewrite its history. Published 10:41 p.m. July 28, 2011 - Comments
When in Sudan on missionary work , I was fascinated to discover that the New Testament in the Murle language, the local dialect in the area, was a translation of the English King James Bible. Published 11:46 a.m. July 24, 2011 - Comments
It would seem unlikely that a man who wrote Romeo and Juliet, and Othello would be ignored by the translation committee to participate in the translation of the King’s Bible. Published 5:05 p.m. July 16, 2011 - Comments
Donald L. Brake, Ph.D., is Dean Emeritus of Multnomah Biblical Seminary, past president of Jerusalem University College, Israel; author of A Visual History of the English Bible: The Tumultuous Tale of The World’s Bestselling Book; Baker Books, 2008 ...Read More
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Donald L. Brake, Ph.D., is Dean Emeritus of Multnomah Biblical Seminary, past president of Jerusalem University College, Israel; author of A Visual History of the English Bible: The Tumultuous Tale of The World’s Bestselling Book; Baker Books, 2008 (a 2009 ECPA Christian Book Award finalist), A Visual History of the King James Bible: The Dramatic Tale of the World’s Best-Known Translation, Baker Books, 2011, A Royal Monument of English Literature: The King James Bible 1611, Credo House Publishers, 2011; and antiquarian collector with his extensive collection of rare and significant Bibles and artifacts currently at the Dunham Bible Museum, Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas.