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Secretaries of God

women prophets in late medieval and early modern England

by Diane Watt

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Published by D.S. Brewer in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Rochester, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Women in Christianity -- England -- History.,
    • Prophets -- England -- History.,
    • England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.,
    • England -- Church history -- 16th century.,
    • England -- Church history -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-188) and index.

      StatementDiane Watt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR750 .W38 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL673056M
      ISBN 100859915247
      LC Control Number97019124

        Book Review: GOD'S SECRETARIES by Adam Nicolson: HarperCollins The Making of the King James Bible The year is Elizabeth I, Queen of . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      his book (God’s Secretaries) compares the result to a mosaic, or to a musical composition of extraordinary richness and resonance; their aim was to create something rich, regal, and majestic – thus the right word, the right word order, the right punctuation was essential – take the opening wordsFile Size: 94KB. ADAM NICOLSON. GOD'S SECRETARIES: THE MAKING OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE. New York: Harper Collins PublishersSome reflections by Henk Smidstra. This book is about the creation of the King James Bible, but has some interesting insights on authority, ecclesiology, and history.

        History Audiobooks Adam Nicolson - God's Secretaries. Why Did God Create The Tree of Good and Evil if He Knew Adam and Eve Would Eat From it?   GOD’S SECRETARIES. Author ADAM NICOLSON. Publisher HARPER COLLINS. ISBN “The Making of the King James Bible” announces the subject matter of this book. The author informs us, “I am no atheist but I am no church goer,” and he writes that the reason for his non church attendance is partly because, “the beauty, plainness and richness, simplicity and majesty” of .


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In God's Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a Cited by:   The book has 2 titles, and this may be the problem.

There should be plenty to fill a page book on God's secretaries alone. The second title, the actual making of the KJV, gets short shrift in favor of a third topic which is England in the early period of/5. God's Secretaries by Adam Nicolson is a narrative in praise of one of the most gorgeous literary achievements of the English language.

It was a product of Jacobean England, an era that also gave us Shakespeare. I was seduced by Nicolson's own delectable writing from the outset as he set forth with exquisite detail a portrait of England in /5().

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Secretaries of God book   GWEN IFILL: The book is "God's Secretaries, the Making of the King James Bible." It is the story of the men who translated the most widely read and influential version of the scriptures, and.

But what book could incite such violence and bloodshed. The year is It is the age of Henry VIII and his tragic Anne Boleyn, of Martin Luther and Thomas More. The times are treacherous. The Catholic Church controls almost every aspect of English life, including access to the very Word of God.

And the church will do anything to keep it that. GOD'S SECRETARIES. The Making of the King James Bible. By Adam Nicolson. Illustrated. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

$   Purchase If you weren’t convinced that the King James Version of the Bible is the best English translation available you will be after reading God’s Secretaries (The Making of the King James Bible) by Adam the heart of the “translation-wars”, are the questions of faithfulness to the original documents, understanding of the original languages, and submission to original intent.

Nicolson talked about his book [God's Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible], published by HarperCollins. He explained how the English monarch King James I assembled scholars and. God’s Secretaries (), a work of religious literary history by English author Adam Nicolson, focuses on Jacobean English society during the development of the King James Bible, which was the product of more than 50 translators who worked between and The King James Bible went on to become one of the most important works ever.

God’s Secretaries is the story of the men and the events that shaped that translation. The end result of their efforts, argues Nicolson, is a Bible that reflects the moderate inclusiveness of the King James court: “[The King James Bible] does not choose.

It absorbs and includes. In God's Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a 4/5(6).

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Secretaries of God won the Foster Watson Memorial Gift. Bibliographic information. Title: Secretaries of God: Women Prophets in Late Medieval and Early Modern England Library of Medieval Women. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this God's Secretaries study guide and get instant access to the following.

Summary; You'll also get access to more than. God's Secretaries The Making of the King James Bible. by Adam Nicolson. On Sale: 08/02/ In God's Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a painting or a building, but a book.

‎A network of complex currents flowed across Jacobean England. This was the England of Shakespeare, Jonson, and Bacon; the era of the Gunpowder Plot and the worst outbreak of the plague. Jacobean England was both more godly and less godly than the country had ever been, and the entire culture was dra /5(20).In God’s Secretaries, Adam Nicolson gives a fascinating and dramatic account of the accession and ambition of the first Stuart king; of the scholars who labored for seven years to create his Bible; of the influences that shaped their work and of the beliefs that colored their world, immersing us in an age whose greatest monument is not a.Adam Nicolson’s book God’s Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible () is not actually a play-by-play description of the process of creating this Biblical translation.

Much of that process remains unknown because the documents have been lost, and what is known today had already been covered in academic publications.