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Published: 22 March 2011

352 Pages | one map

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199541171

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The Gospels

Authorized King James Version

Edited by W.R. Owens

Oxford World's Classics

  • A unique edition of the Gospels, in the Authorized King James version, that provides the reader with all the information they could need to appreciate the theological importance and literary and cultural significance of these great writings.
  • Modernized spelling text, laid out in paragraphs for ease of reading, with verse indicators.
  • Invaluable Introduction provides discussion on matters of composition, authorship, and genre; accounts of each of the Gospels, highlighting their characteristics and differences; and the importance of the 1611 translation and its influence.
  • Full Explanatory Notes clarify obscurities and allusions, ranging from aspects of life in first-century Palestine to seventeenth-century phraseology.
  • Glossaries of Words and Terms, Persons, and Places.
  • Chronology of the life of Jesus alongside historical events.
  • Map of Palestine in the time of Jesus.

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