Majestie [electronic resource] : the king behind the King James Bible / David Teems
    eAudiobook | Thomas Nelson Publishers | p2019. | Unabridged.
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    Unabridged.
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    1 online resource
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    Downloadable audio file.
    Performer
    Narrated by Bob Souer.
    Summary
    In the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of Englandaes Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyUthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David Teemsaes narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingUa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as Othe wisest fool in Christendom.OWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, Teemsaes depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleUconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldaes most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. OEngrossing and entertainingAa delightful read in every way.O U Publishers WeeklyIn the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of Englandaes Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyUthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David Teemsaes narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingUa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as Othe wisest fool in Christendom.OWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, Teemsaes depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleUconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldaes most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. OEngrossing and entertainingAa delightful read in every way.O U Publishers Weekly.
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    Souer, Bob. Narrator.
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