The Greatest English Classic - A Study of the King James Version of the Bible and Its - Influence on Life and Literature - The Original Classic Editio Cleland Boyd McAfee

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The Greatest English Classic - A Study of the King James Version of the Bible and Its - Influence on Life and Literature - The Original Classic Editio by Cleland Boyd McAfee
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...One of his contemporaries, Knighton, may speak for all in his saying of Wiclif, that he had, to be sure, translated the Gospel into the Anglic tongue, but that it had thereby been made vulgar by him, and more open to the reading of laymen and women than it usually is to the knowledge of lettered and intelligent clergy, and thus the pearl is cast abroad and trodden under the feet of swine- and, that we may not be in doubt who are the swine, he adds: The jewel of the Church is turned into the common sport of the people.

...Pauls by the Bishop of London- ten years later, 1536, Tindale himself was burned with the knowledge and connivance of the English government- and yet, one year later, 1537, two versions of the Bible in English, three-quarters of which were the work of Tindale, were licensed for public use by the King of England, and were required to be made available for the people!



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