I think readers will enjoy this book and, who knows, it might even get some people to pick up the KJV and read.
Newer versions are useful and easy to understand but the standard has always been the King James Version of the Holy Bible.
On the whole, it is an engaging style that allows for easy comprehension of a difficult and wide-ranging subject.
OK, if you are a Christian, and especially a Protestant, you probably know about the King James Bible. Read morePublished 19 months ago 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 Barbara
"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"
Perhaps the old King James Version of the Bible has been around so long that some of us tend to take it for granted. Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by KmVictorian