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God"s Secretaries

The Making of the King James Bible

by Adam Nicolson

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English,
  • Versions,
  • History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Bible.,
  • James,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Historical - General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Bible - General,
  • Biblical Studies - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • I,,
  • King of England,,
  • Bibles - King James,
  • 1566-1625,
  • Authorized

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9240436M
    ISBN 100060959754
    ISBN 109780060959753
    OCLC/WorldCa54773541

    Oct 13,  · A network of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Bacon; the era of the Gunpowder Plot and the worst outbreak of the plague. Jacobean England was both more godly and less godly than the country had ever been, and the entire culture was drawn taut between these polarities. This was the world that created the King James Bible.5/5(3). Apr 20,  · About the Writer James Mustich. James Mustich is the author of the new book 1, Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List.A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble wiztechinplanttraining.com: James Mustich.

    Aug 06,  · God's Secretaries Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the era of the King James Bible and its translation, immersing readers in an age whose greatest monument is not a painting or a building but a book. page insert. Full description/5(15). Dec 08,  · GOD’S SECRETARIES Author ADAM NICOLSON Publisher HARPER COLLINS ISBN “The Making of the King James Bible” announces the subject matter of this book. The author informs us, “I am no atheist but I am no church goer,” and he writes that the reason for his non church attendance is par.

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Gods Secretaries book you approach this book as a comprehensive history of the writing of the King James Bible, you will be disappointed. If you approach this book as a series of vignettes about the Jacobean era, some of which are related to the King James Bible, you will be more satisfied.

This book has a Cited by: May 01,  · A browse of the first few well written pages pulled me right in. The writing style stayed strong throughout, but the book has a content problem.

Nicolson is trying to put too much into too a small book. The book has 2 titles, and this may be the problem. There should be plenty to fill a page book on God's secretaries alone/5.

May 31,  · God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible Kindle Edition by God's Secretaries by Adam Nicolson is a narrative in praise of one of the most gorgeous literary achievements of the English language.

It was a product of Jacobean England, an era that also gave us Shakespeare/5(). British travel writer Nicolson (Sea Room,etc.) anatomizes the creation of the English-language Bible, perhaps the only work of art ever made by a wiztechinplanttraining.com what a committee it was: made up some of the finest poets, translators, and scholars in the thoroughly well educated realm of Author: Adam Nicolson.

Aug 02,  · I just finished God's Secretaries: The making of the King James Bible, by Adam Nicholson. It is mostly about the key players in the first decade of the 17th Century. Gods Secretaries book book would have been a waste of $ had it not been for one nugget of information/5.

Jun 24,  · Purchase If you weren’t convinced that the King James Version of the Bible is the best English translation available you will be after reading God’s Secretaries (The Making of the King James Bible) by Adam wiztechinplanttraining.com the heart of the “translation-wars”, are the questions of faithfulness to the original documents, understanding of the original languages, and submission to original intent.

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America.

In Seize the Fire, Adam Nicolson, author of the widely acclaimed God's Secretaries, takes the great naval battle of Trafalgar, fought between the British and Franco. Dec 24,  · GWEN IFILL: The book is "God's Secretaries, the Making of the King James Bible." It is the story of the men who translated the most widely read and influential version of the scriptures, and.

Jun 26,  · God’s Secretaries is valuable not only as a window into the England of King James, though it is an excellent window. It contains a rich analysis of the King James Bible and an fascinating recounting of the men and events that shaped the translation.

Nicolson talked about his book [God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible], published by HarperCollins. He explained how the English monarch King James I assembled scholars and. Oct 13,  · The English of Jacobean England has a more encompassing idea of its own scope than any form of the language before or since.

It drips with potency and sensitivity. The age, with all its conflicts, explains the book. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more/5(20).

Aug 02,  · God's Secretaries. by Adam Nicolson. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

It drips with potency and sensitivity. The age, with all its conflicts, explains the book. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews. The book he ate was Holy Scripture.' Eat This Book encourages the art of the reading the Bible so that it becomes a text for living and growing, not just thinking or behaving, and recasts the ancient discipline of lectio divina - spiritual reading - for a postmodern culture.

May 18,  · GOD'S SECRETARIES. The Making of the King James Bible. By Adam Nicolson. Illustrated. New York: HarperCollins Publishers. $ IT. Dec 28,  · Book Review: GOD'S SECRETARIES by Adam Nicolson: HarperCollins The Making of the King James Bible.

The year is Elizabeth I, Queen of England has finally died in her querulous old age. She had no children; her year-old nephew James Stuart, King of Scotland, is next of kin. England as a whole is looking forward to a prosperous.

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God's Secretaries The Making of the King James Bible (Book): Nicolson, Adam: A net of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England.

This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson and Bacon; of the Gunpowder Plot; the worst outbreak of the plague England had ever seen; Arcadian landscapes; murderous, toxic slums; and, above all, of sometimes overwhelming religious passion. Jacobean. God’s Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible book by Adam Nicolson reviewed by Paul Gleason.

Very little is known about the making of the King James Bible. Few primary sources remain to give a glimpse into the formation of one of the most famous pieces of prose in the English language.

Adam Nicolson takes the ingenious approach of. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this God's Secretaries study guide and get instant access to the following.

Summary; You'll also get access to more than. In God's Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a.

The age, with all its conflicts, explains the book. God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible 2. If you approach this book as a comprehensive history of the writing of the King James Bible, you will be disappointed.

If you approach this book as a series of vignettes about the Jacobean era, Gods Secretaries The Making Of The.In God's Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a 4/5(6).God's Secretaries | Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the era of the King James Bible and its translation, immersing readers in an age whose greatest monument is not a painting or a building but a wiztechinplanttraining.com: Harper Perennial.