…it is impossible to consider the New Testament merely as a literary work. It is assuredly the literary masterpiece of all time.
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The Bible has been translated many times by both committees and individuals. In the late 1950’s an Anglican with a classical education and the shepherd of a local parish decided to translate the Bible into contemporary English.
Do not let anything defeat you in this most important part of your Christian life.
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John Calvin’s testimony about the Bible is true: “No human writings, however sacredly composed, are at all capable of affecting us in a similar way.”
American Author, James Fenimore Cooper, was greatly influenced by the Bible and it was reflected in his many works.
For every Englishman who had read Sidney or Spenser, or had seen Shakespeare acted at the Globe, there were hundreds who had read or heard the Bible with close attention as the word of God.
The two greatest influences on the shaping of the English language are the works of William Shakespeare and the English translation of the Bible that appeared in 1611.