June 23, 2021

Bod showcases Bible

first_imgThe Bod will exhibit King James’ Bible between 22nd April and 4th September.The third and definitive English translation of the Bible was commissioned by King James I of England at the recommendation of John Rainolds, President of Corpus Christi College.The exhibition is entitled ‘Manifold Greatness: Oxford and the Making of the King James Bible’, and commemorates the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.Dr. Diarmaid MacCulloch, a member of the Theology faculty commented, “It’s good that the Bodleian and the University have decided to show how important was Oxford’s part in creating the King James Bible because it is a book of worldwide significance in its own right, not just because of the fact that it is a version of the Bible.”last_img

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