Download PDF by W. J. Loftie: A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to

By W. J. Loftie

ISBN-10: 0511694644

ISBN-13: 9780511694646

ISBN-10: 1108010946

ISBN-13: 9781108010948

William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on issues concerning go back and forth, artwork, structure, and historical past. during this 1872 paintings, his said wish used to be to enquire these variations of the accredited model released within the century following the preliminary 1611 textual content. Noting that different historians had 'stopped brief' while attaining that said fruits of English biblical scholarship, he went additional, claiming it used to be 'no exaggeration to say that our glossy Bible is altered all through from its unique, for the higher in a few areas, for the more serious in some'. His catalogue and dialogue of some of the texts concerned integrated these from the British and Bodleian Libraries including extra lists from students Lea Wilson and Francis Fry. Surveying English variants of the Bible released in the course of a occasionally contentious century, Loftie's paintings finds how printing and modifying practices did, over the years, impact even the likely static accredited model of the Bible.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711 PDF

Similar english literature books

John G. Peters's The Cambridge Introduction to Joseph Conrad (Cambridge PDF

Joseph Conrad is likely one of the such a lot fascinating and critical modernist novelists. His writing maintains to preoccupy twenty-first-century readers. This creation through a number one student is geared toward scholars coming to Conrad's paintings for the 1st time. the increase of postcolonial reviews has encouraged new curiosity in Conrad's issues of go back and forth, exploration, and racial and ethnic clash.

Stefan Collini's Absent Minds: Intellectuals in Britain PDF

A richly textured paintings of historical past and a strong contribution to modern cultural debate, Absent Minds offers the 1st full-length account of "he query of intellectuals" n twentieth-century Britain--have such figures ever existed, have they consistently been extra admired or influential in different places, and are they close to turning into extinct this present day?

Read e-book online Thomas Hardy’s Vision of Wessex PDF

Wessex didn't spring full-born from Hardy's mind's eye whilst he started to write. the 1st a part of the publication unearths intimately how Wessex grew to become what it truly is, geographically, socially and culturally, starting together with his fist poem within the 1860s and finishing with wintry weather phrases, his final selection of verse. the second one (briefer) half is an account of the effect of Hardy's imaginative and prescient of Wessex on twentieth-century English tradition, supplying a proof for Hardy's persistence as a favored novelist.

Extra resources for A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711

Sample text

Cap. 18. 1. Cap. 27. 45. >. 34. 21. Cap. 46. 17. Exod. 12. 42. 16. 19. Cap. 19. 24. Cap. 26. 8. Cap. 29. 22. C#/>. 40. in the Contents. A cloud cloudeth for covereth, ver. 2. Lev. 3. 6. Sacrifice of left out. Cap. 7. 38. Cap. 8. 14. C^p. 10. 18. Cap. 11. 3. />. 13. 55. Ctf/>. 15. 20. Cap. 22. 12. C«p. 23. 35. Numb. 1. 10. Cap. 6. 14. Ram. for Lamb. Cap. 10. 29. Cap. 17. in the Contents Kept for Left. Cap. 20. 12. Gz/>. 23. 15. Cap. 24. 12. Gzp. 30. in the Contents Delivered for Divorced. Cap. 3 1 .

Of the other collections which have been ranfacked perhaps the moft important is that of the Venerable B. Harrifon, Archdeacon of Maidftone, which is at prefent depofited in the Cathedral Library at Canterbury; it contains what is probably a unique feries of the Oxford Bibles published by Thomas Guy. Many examples which are named in Sale Catalogues are not to be found. In fuch cafes the catalogue in which the miffing volume is named will be mentioned, unlefs good reafons exift for fufpecting that a miftake has been made.

T. M. Ward of Maida Hill have afforded the kindeft and moft neceflary information. Of the other collections which have been ranfacked perhaps the moft important is that of the Venerable B. Harrifon, Archdeacon of Maidftone, which is at prefent depofited in the Cathedral Library at Canterbury; it contains what is probably a unique feries of the Oxford Bibles published by Thomas Guy. Many examples which are named in Sale Catalogues are not to be found. In fuch cafes the catalogue in which the miffing volume is named will be mentioned, unlefs good reafons exift for fufpecting that a miftake has been made.

Download PDF sample

A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711 by W. J. Loftie


by Daniel
4.3

Rated 4.60 of 5 – based on 47 votes