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Verily, Verily: The KJV - 400 Years of Influence and Beauty

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As historian Tony Lane once noted, without the King James Version of the Bible, it can be speculated that, there would be no Paradise Lost ... no Pilgrim's Progress ... no Negro spirituals ... no Gettysburg Address. And even though today there are more accurate and contemporary translations of the Bible, the KJV reigns supreme in the English-speaking world. It is printed a

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Published December 21st 2010 by Zondervan
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Nancy Kennedy
Feb 03, 2012 Nancy Kennedy rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of Jon Sweeney's Born Again and Again, his memoir of an evangelical childhood and his subsequent faith journey. I love his thought that an upbringing of any spiritual nature at all is a gift that grants a person "a language of faith" on which to expand in later life.

So, it doesn't surprise me that Mr. Sweeney wanted to take on the evolving language of the Bible and the centricity of the King James Version to many generations. Its language is what we retain from the thousands upon
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