Labourers in the vineyard of the Lord : scholarship and the making of the King James version of the Bible / edited by Mordechai Feingold.

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Other Authors: Feingold, Mordechai (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018.
Series:History of science and medicine library. Scientific and learned cultures and their institutions ; v. 22.
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Summary:The centrality of the King James Bible to early modern culture has been widely recognized. Yet for all the vast literature devoted to the masterpiece, little attention has been paid either to the scholarly scaffolding of the translation or to the erudition of the translators. The present volume seeks to redress this neglect by focusing attention on seven key translators as well as on their intellectual milieu. Utilizing a wide range of hitherto unknown or overlooked sources, the volume furnishes not only precious new information regarding the composition and early reception of the King James Bible, but firmly situates the labours of the translators within the broad context of early modern biblical and oriental scholarship and polemics.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789004359055
9004359052
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