The English Bible King James Version: The Old Testament And The Apocrypha-a Norton Critical Edition by Herbert MarksThe English Bible King James Version: The Old Testament And The Apocrypha-a Norton Critical Edition by Herbert Marks

The English Bible King James Version: The Old Testament And The Apocrypha-a Norton Critical Edition

byHerbert MarksEditorGerald Hammond, Herbert Marks

Paperback | November 5, 2013

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A stunning work of scholarship, the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version, is the most accessible edition available. These acclaimed volumes bring together succinct introductions to each biblical work, explanatory annotations, and contextual and critical materials. Archaic words are explained, textual problems are lucidly discussed, and stylistic features of the original texts are highlighted.

For the Old Testament, Herbert Marks gives readers without Hebrew an entry into the complexities of biblical literature, reconstructing its original contexts, tracing its evolution, and pointing out productive strategies for reading. For the New Testament and the Apocrypha, Gerald Hammond and Austin M. Busch provide historical and cultural background while illuminating the complexity of the original texts. Both volumes include timelines, chronologies, diagrams, and color maps.
Austin M. Busch is Associate Professor of Early World Literatures in the Department of English at the State University of New York College at Brockport. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblical Interpretation, and The Classical Journal, and he is a contributing author of Seneca and the Self (Cambridge ...
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Title:The English Bible King James Version: The Old Testament And The Apocrypha-a Norton Critical EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:3848 pages, 9.21 × 6.98 × 3.68 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393347044

ISBN - 13:9780393347043

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