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The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various English Translations, Vol. 1


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The Bible has appeared in hundreds of English translations throughout the centuries. A handful became the standard translations for their time, and others have remained widely read since their first publication, such as the King James Version and the Douay-Rheims. In the first of his 2-volume work on the history of English Bible translation, Eadie introduces readers to the earliest translations. Beginning with the Anglo-Saxon Bibles, Eadie devotes chapters to Wycliffe, Tyndale, Coverdale, and Thomas Matthew translations. The volume concludes with a chapter on “The Great Bible” translation.

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  • Explores the history of English Bible translation
  • Introduces readers to the earliest translations
  • Includes a chapter on “The Great Bible” translation
  • Title: The English Bible: An External and Critical History of the Various English Translations of Scripture, with Remarks on the Need of Revising the English New Testament, Vol. 1
  • Author: John Eadie
  • Series: The English Bible
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Print Publication Date: 1876
  • Logos Release Date: 2012
  • Pages: 440
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Bible › English--Versions
  • Resource ID: LLS:ENGLISHBBL01
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T22:23:59Z

John Eadie (1810–1876) was an active member of the Succession Church, an influential nineteenth century Scottish Presbyterian denomination, which was later renamed the United Presbyterian Church.

In 1835, Eadie became a minister at the Cambridge Street Church is Glasgow. In addition to his pastoral duties, Eadie became a professor of biblical literature and hermeneutics at the United Presbyterian Divinity Hall, and he received his D.D. from St. Andrews in 1850. During his industrious career at the Divinity Hall, Eadie penned the five New Testament commentaries for which he is best known. His writings contributed to the growing interest in biblical criticism and hermeneutics.


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