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Ausgabe:

September/2015

Spalte:

917–918

Kategorie:

Bibelwissenschaft

Autor/Hrsg.:

Arnold, Matthieu, et Christophe Tournu [Éds.]

Titel/Untertitel:

La Bible de 1611 – The King James Version. Sources, Écritures et Influences XVIe–XVIIIe siècles. Sources, Writings and Influences 16th–18th centuries.

Verlag:

Strasbourg: Presses universitaires de Strasbourg 2013. 216 S. Kart. EUR 18,00. ISBN 978-2-86820501-8.

This bilingual volume emerged from a conference jointly organised by the Palais University in Strasbourg and the Bibliothèque humaniste at Sélestat in 2011 to celebrate the four hundredth anniversary of the first publication of the King James Version of the Bible (KJV) (as it has come to be known in North America – in England it is still usually referred to as the Authorised Version). This version, which borrowed significantly from earlier translations, had been commissioned by King James I of England (VI of Scotland) at the Hampton Court Conference between churchmen of different viewpoints in January 1604, shortly after his accession. As Sabrina Juillet Garzon shows in her excellent contribution on ›La rêve d’universalité du Roi Jacques‹, the principal purpose was to ...


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