Hitchens on the KJV in Vanity Fair

Fascinating little article by Hitchens in this month's Vanity Fair. It's becoming common knowledge that he likes the KJV (for it's literary style and influence, of course!) but it's interesting to see that when he likes something he doesn't swing into his usual hyperbolic rhetoric. Bishop Andrewes and his colleagues, a mixture of clergymen and classicists, […]

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The King’s English

This is a great way to start the New Year! Glen of Christ the Truth has started up a fantastic little blog for 2011 entitled “The King's English: The English we speak and the King who shaped it“. He's picked out 365 famous phrases and sayings from the KJV (which celebrates its 400th anniversary in 2011) […]

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Church Times 100 Years Ago - How Things Change

In what must have seemed a moment of deep irony for whoever had to edit it, the Church Times “100 Years Ago” column this week is a real cracker! HAVING done our best to bury that version of the English Bible known, for some occult reason, as the “Authorized”, we are now in­vited to whiten […]

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