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Prophets of Old: Scriptural Interpretation

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

The second half of Nephi's account consists of sermons and prophecies, many of which are derived from Isaiah. Several chapters from the King James Version of Isaiah are quoted at length, but with ... More


Why the King James Version?

Philip L. Barlow

in Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199739035
eISBN:
9780199345021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739035.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Though few Latter-day Saints are conscious of the change, the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible underwent a subtle metamorphosis in the corporate Mormon mind between 1867 and 1979. This chapter ... More


Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Gordon Campbell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Produced during the lifetime of William Shakespeare and John Donne, the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible has long been viewed as the most elegantly written and poetic of the many English ... More


Introduction: How the Bible Came to Speak about Homosexuality

Heather R. White

in Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624112
eISBN:
9781469624792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624112.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This introductory chapter traces the history of homosexuality in mainline Protestantism. Appearing for the first time in the Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the Bible in 1946, in Apostle Paul's ... More


The King James Version in the Modern World

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on new translations and editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were published in the modern world after World War II, including a fresh version of the Vulgate ... More


The Revised Version: Scripture and the Rise of Liberal Evangelicalism

Matthew Bowman

in The Urban Pulpit: New York City and the Fate of Liberal Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199977604
eISBN:
9780199363926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977604.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 describes the conflicts over scripture in the last two decades of the nineteenth century, focusing particularly on the Revised Version of the Bible, of which Testaments appeared in 1881 and ... More


From William Tyndale to the King James Version

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses William Tyndale's translation of the Bible, and how the Bible was translated into the King James Version. Printed Bibles in English was initiated by William Tyndale, who was ... More


The Revised Version

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the revised edition of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. It first considers the rationale for the revision of the KJV and the proposals for revision, along with the ... More


The Commissioning of the King James Version

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the commissioning of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. It begins with an account of the Hampton Court Conference initiated in January 1604 by King James I of England ... More


Mormons and the Bible: The Place of the Latter-day Saints in American Religion

Philip L. Barlow

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199739035
eISBN:
9780199345021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739035.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers an in-depth analysis of the approaches taken to the Bible by major Mormon leaders, from its beginnings to the present. It shows that Mormon attitudes toward the Bible comprise an ... More


The Nineteenth Century

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were published in the nineteenth century. It first considers the challenge to the monopoly held by the king's ... More


Introduction

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book chronicles the history of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible from 1611 to 2011. Known in the United Kingdom as the Authorised Version, the KJV is the most celebrated book in the ... More


The Bible: Then and Now

Mark A. Noll

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This chapter makes use of the recent survey Bible in American Life, conducted by the Center for the Study of Religion and Culture at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, to explore ... More


The Early Twentieth Century

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were printed in the early twentieth century. It first considers the scholarly editions that were published to ... More


The First Edition

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the first edition of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible, printed in 1611 by Robert Barker, the king's printer. It first considers the first edition's two folios, the ... More


Crowning the King: The Use of Production and Reception Studies to Determine the Most Popular English-Language Bible Translation in Contemporary America

Paul C. Gutjahr

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This essay explores the answer to a seemingly simple question: What is the most popular English translation of the Bible today in the United States? Scholars have mainly used two approaches to ... More


The Bible in America

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the history of publication of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible in America. It first provides a historical overview of America's Bible culture, paying particular ... More


The Seventeenth Century

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on editions of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible that were published in the seventeenth century. It begins with an overview of all English Bibles printed by Robert ... More


The Translation

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the translation of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. It begins with an account of the revision of the Bishops' Bible, followed by a discussion of the textual and ... More


Translators and Translating

Gordon Campbell

in Bible: The Story of the King James Version 1611–2011

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199693016
eISBN:
9780191806650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199693016.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter focuses on the translators behind the translation and revision of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible. Six companies — two in each of Westminster, Oxford, and Cambridge — were ... More


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