Late one night after three days’ hard ride, messengers informed Jim Stuart that his cousin Bess had died. Bess had run her affairs by the motto “Always the same,” but when Jim took over, he wanted change. Jim was a brilliant scholar, linguist, poet, dramatist, and outdoorsman. This is the story of a change Jim orchestrated–one of the most influential and enduring changes ever, and one that bears his name. It’s a story of murder, intrigue, burning at the stake, scholarship, courage. It’s the story of the King James Bible.
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Related Articles: (with more of the story and videos)
1. King James Bible – The King
2. King James Bible – Impact
3. King James Bible – Influence
4. King James Bible – John Wycliffe
5. King James Bible – Royal Ceremony
6. King James Bible – William Tyndale
7. King James Bible – Bible Wars
8. King James Bible – King & Bible
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©William T. Pelletier, Ph.D.
“contending earnestly for the faith” (Jude 1:3)
The sum of Thy word is truth, and every one of Thy righteous ordinances is everlasting. (Psalms 119:160)
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