Four Hundred Years of the King James Version

Wednesday, 27 April 2011
Time: 9.30am - 7pm
Location: The University Church of St Mary the Great, St Mary's Passage, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Organisation: Cambridge University, Faculty of Divinity
Topic: Bible


Cambridge Celebrates 400 Years of the King James Bible

The lectures are open to all. No registration or fee is required.

9.30 Welcome

9.35 Professor Pauline Croft (Royal Holloway)
King James and his Bible: the historical context

11.00 Professor William Horbury (Cambridge)
The Cambridge Contribution

12.00 Professor Brian Cummings (Sussex)
Words and the Word: How the Bible became literature

1.00 Lunch (attendees make their own lunch arrangements)

2.30 Dr Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)
The ‘Authorizing’ of the KJB: Two Hundred Years of Success and Failure

3.30 Professor Mark Noll (Notre Dame)
‘Isn’t this the book of the people?’: The KJB in America

5.00 The Archbishop of Canterbury
Theology and the Task of Translation

6.15 Evensong

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