Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It
by Benson Bobrick
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001
(379 pages; $26.00, cloth)
In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed
a Nation, a Language, and a Culture
by Alister McGrath
New York: Doubleday, 2001
(340 pages; $24.95, cloth)
reviewed by Preston Jones
Have you, from time to time, seen a man fall flat on his face and lick the dust? I don’t mean to put words in your mouth, but, here in the land of the living, have you ever expected a man to go from strength to strength only to see him end up, perhaps because pride goes before a fall, succeeding only by the skin of his teeth?< . . .
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