The Language of the King James Bible

Monday, 26 September 2011
Time: 1.30pm to 5pm
Location: Gresham College, Barnard's Inn Hall, Holborn, London, United Kingdom
Organisation: Gresham College
Topic: Bible


A symposium to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible.

Speakers include: Dr Christopher de Hamel, Rev Colin Sedgwick, Rev. David Smith, Professor David Ford, and Professor Tim Connell.

Talks to be presented will include the following:

  • The Bishop's Bible
  • Dumbing Down or Sharpening Up? - The Church's abandonment of the King James Version
  • Ancient and Modern: Ongoing Translations of the Bible.

The event is free and open to all. Booking is required and spaces are limited. Booking can be done online, via e-mail or over the telephone.

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