Jon M. Sweeney is an author, editor, and popular speaker with a wide range of interests. For many years, he was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of SkyLight Paths Publishing. Since 2004, he has been the associate publisher at Paraclete Press. The author of several books including The Road to Assisi and Light in the Dark Ages, both about St. Francis, Jon is a Catholic living in Woodstock, Vermont. He wrote about his evangelical childhood in the memoir, Born Again and Again, which received an Award of Merit from Christianity Today. You can follow Jon on his King James Bible fan blog, www.kingjamesbiblegeek.blogspot.com.
OK, if you are a Christian, and especially a Protestant, you probably know about the King James Bible. Read morePublished on March 16, 2013 by Kurt A. Johnson
The King James Bible, printed in 1611 after a committee of scholars labored over it for seven years, is the most ubiquitous translation of the Bible today. Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by Suzi Hough
In his foreword, author Jon Sweeney says: "If you are reading *Verily, Verily*, chances are good that you believe the Bible to be more than just great literature, more than simply... Read morePublished on December 2, 2011 by DragonWing
"KJV is the only masterpiece of the English language produced by a committee."
I grew up hearing the KJV quoted in church (and yes, in school way
back when). Read more
Overall, just an OK book to read. Not really what I thought it was going to be, but it wasn't terrible either.Published on November 26, 2011 by D. Couse
I heard once that for most people, the "best" bible is the one they read as a youth. For me, that was the RSV (Revised Standard Version), and to this day, that's the version whose... Read morePublished on November 24, 2011 by Man in the Middle
My reaction to this book is probably influenced by my background. I am a Catholic so the King James Version is something that I pick up in motels but nothing to which I have an... Read morePublished on November 18, 2011 by James Gallen
Verily, Verily :The KJV 400 Years of Influence and Beauty by Jon Sweeney gives the readers a glimpse into what is the most prominent Bible sold. Read morePublished on November 9, 2011 by Reviewer"Lynn"