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Coverdale and his Bibles

Coverdale and his Bibles (Paperback)

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How the Bible came to be translated into English makes a fascinating chapter in our national history. Second only to William Tyndale in that story stands Miles Coverdale who, in 1535, issued the first printed English translation of the complete Bible. J.F. Mozley thoroughly reviews the life and works of the translator, which were of enormous importance in the spread of the Reformation in Europe, and focuses in particular on his versions of the Bible. Dr. Mozley makes full use of the churchwardens' accounts to trace the spread of Coverdale's English Bible to churches throughout Britain. Coverdale appears as a man worthy of honour, not only among Bible translators, but among the English Reformers as well.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsChristianity Publisher: James Clarke & Co Ltd Publication Date: 25/03/2004 ISBN-13: 9780227172384  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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J.F. Mozley was a specialist in the history of the English Reformation, particularly on its biblical side. Both his previous books on Tyndale and John Foxe were well received. The University of Oxford conferred on him the degree of Doctor of Divinity.

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