Majestie : the king in the back of the King James Bible

Author(s): jestie : the king in the back of the King James Bible By Teems, David

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1595552200
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In the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the younger King of Scots overcame his stricken beginnings to ascend the English throne on the peak of Englands Golden Age. In an effort to pacify emerging tensions within the Anglican Church, and to mirror the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded crucial literary endeavor in Western historythe translation of the Bible into a ravishing, lyrical, and out there English. David Teemss narrative crackles with wit, the usage of a completely fashionable tongue to reanimate the lifetime of this 17th century kinga guy on the intersection of political, literary, and non secular concept, but a person of contrasts, dubbed through one French king because the wisest idiot in Christendom. Warm, insightful, even every now and then fun, Teemss depiction of King James has all of the components of a grand taleconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, homicide, love, melancholy, loss. Majestie provides a fascinating new have a look at the worlds maximum loved, respected, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king in the back of it. Engrossing and entertaininga pleasant learn in each approach. Publishers Weekly
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