The King James Bible turns 400

Date Published: Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Celebrations begin today to mark the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.

Former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion and author Professor Gordon Campbell discuss the cultural contribution of the Bible to Britain on BBC Radio 4:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9218000/9218861.stm

Christopher Howse gets Bible fever in his article " The global phenomenon that will never be lost in translation":

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/8151865/The-global-phenomenon-that-will-never-be-lost-in-translation.html

The Daily Mail reports on how the King James Bible has provided the English Language with hundreds of well-known phrases:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1332138/More-half-young-people-heard-King-James-Bible.html

Robert McCrum wrote in the The Observer about how the King James Bible shaped the English language:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/nov/21/king-james-bible-english-language

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