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Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible

Authorized: The Use & Misuse of the King James Bible

Mark L. Ward Jr.

| Lexham Press | 2018

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The King James Version has shaped the church, our worship, and our mother tongue for over 400 years. But what should we do with it today?

The KJV beautifully rendered the Scriptures into the language of turn-of-the-seventeenth-century England. Even today the King James is the most widely read Bible in the United States. The rich cadence of its Elizabethan English is recognized even by non-Christians. But English has changed a great deal over the last 400 years—and in subtle ways that very few modern readers will recognize. In Authorized Mark L. Ward, Jr. shows what exclusive readers of the KJV are missing as they read God’s word.


This title is also included as a part of the following collection

  1. Lexham Press Master Collection (241 vols.)