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One Principal Good One - The King James Bible (Hardcover; by Wheatley & Reese)

Uncover the grandeur of the King James Bible with Jonathan Wheatley and Dave Reese's enlightening hardback book, "One Principal Good One: The King James Bible." This work eloquently speaks to the majesty of the King James Bible, celebrating its unparalleled literary contribution to the English language and distinguishing it from previous English translations.

The authors explore the process of Bible translation by committee, meticulously detailing the rules and guidelines provided by King James at the Hampton Court Conference. This historical backdrop sets the stage for understanding the collective efforts and scholarly rigor that went into creating this monumental work.

Beyond the translation process, Wheatley and Reese delve into the printing technology of the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, shedding light on the advancements that made possible the widespread dissemination of the Bible. They also offer a detailed explanation of the artwork of the first-edition King James Bible, printed in 1611, highlighting the visual and cultural significance of its illustrations.

This hardback book is an essential resource for historians, theologians, literary scholars, and anyone interested in the rich history of the King James Bible. "One Principal Good One" provides a comprehensive and engaging exploration of one of the most influential texts in the English-speaking world.

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