Books about the King James Bible

Suggested reading on the Manifold Greatness website:

Alter, Robert. Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible. Princeton University Press, 2010.

Bassard, Katherine Clay. Transforming Scriptures: African American Women and the Bible. University of Georgia Press, 2010.

Bloom, Harold. The King James Bible: A Literary Appreciation. Yale University Press, 2011.

Brake, Donald L. Visual History of the King James Bible, A: The Dramatic Story of the World’s Best Known Translation. Baker Books, 2011.

Burke, David. Translation that Openeth the Window: Reflections on the History and Legacy of the King James Bible. Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.

Campbell, Gordon. Bible: The Story of the King James Version, 1611-2011. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Crystall, David. Begat: The King James Bible and the English Language. Oxford University Press, 2010.

Cummings, Brian. The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace. Oxford University Press, 2007.

Dault, David. The Accessorized Bible. Yale University Press, 2011.

DeCook, Travis and Alan Galey. Shakespeare, the Bible, and the Form of the Book: Contested Scriptures. Routledge, 2011.

Gutjahr, Paul. An American Bible: A History of the Good Book in the United States. Stanford University Press, 2002.

Hamlin, Hannibal and Norman W. Jones. The King James Bible after Four Hundred Years. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Hamling, Tara and Richard L.Williams. Art Re-formed: Re-assessing the Impact of the Reformation on the Visual Arts. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

Jackson, Ken and Arthur Marotti (editors). Shakespeare and Religion. University of Notre Dame Press, 2011.

Kern, Kathi. Mrs. Stanton′s Bible. Cornell University Press, 2002.

Lewis, Jack P. The English Bible from KJV to NIV: A History and Evaluation. Baker Book House, 1992 (second edition).

Marx, Steven. Shakespeare and the Bible. Oxford University Press, 2000.

McGrath, Alister. In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible and How It Changed a Nation, a Language, and a Culture. Anchor, 2002.

Moore, Helen and Julian Reid (editors). Manifold Greatness: The Making of the King James Bible. University of Oxford Press, 2011.

Nelson, Thomas. Majestie: The King Behind the King James Bible. Thomas Nelson, 2010.

Nicolson, Adam. God′s Secretaries: The Making of the King James Bible. HarperCollins, 2003.

Norton, David. The King James Bible: A Short History from Tyndale to Today. Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Osherow, Michele. Biblical Women’s Voices in Early Modern England. Ashgate, 2009.

Pelikan, Jaroslav. The Reformation of the Bible / The Bible of the Reformation. Yale University Press, 1996.

Price, David and Charles C. Ryrie. Let It Go Among Our People: An Illustrated History of the English Bible from John Wyclif to the KJV. Lutterworth, 2004.

Ryken, Leland. The Legacy of the King James Bible. Crossway Books, 2011.

Shaheen, Naseeb. Biblical References in Shakespeare′s Plays. University of Delaware Press, 1999.

Sheehan, Jonathan. The Enlightenment Bible: Translation, Scholarship, Culture. Princeton University Press, 2007.

Tadmor, Naomi. The Social Universe of the English Bible. Cambridge University Press, 2010.