Links

The King James Bible has such an extensive religious and cultural history that there are almost countless websites that could be listed here; the following offer some useful starting points.

King James Bible 400th anniversary (2011):

King James Bible Trust
Information and lasting resources on the King James Bible 2011 anniversary, emphasizing events and outreach in the United Kingdom. Includes links to The YouTube Bible, the trust’s collaborative video project.

Manifold Greatness audio
Audio of Q & A with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams
From his May 9, 2011, visit to the Bodleian Manifold Greatness exhibition

The King James Bible Lecture Series:
Four podcasts: Audio | Video
Part of the Manifold Greatness project; four lectures held at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, in spring 2011 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.

The King James Bible – 400 Years
Audio podcasts
Lectures held at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, in February 2011 for the King James Bible’s 400th anniversary.

Online Bibles:

1611 King James Bible
A digital facsimile of the entire 1611 King James Bible from the Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI) at the University of Pennsylvania.

Bible Gateway
Passage search and other Bible study tools for Bibles in multiple languages, including, in English, the King James Bible and the Wycliffite New Testament.

Online Parallel Bible
Parallel view of multiple translations of the same Bible passages, including the King James Bible and the Douai-Rheims Bible.

Earlier Bibles:

The Gutenberg Bible
Online Gutenberg Bible exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center. Includes background information, a digital facsimile of the entire Gutenberg Bible, and extensive teacher resources.

The Lollard Society
Includes research and information on John Wyclif and the Wycliffite Bibles.

The Tyndale Society
Information on the early English Bible translator William Tyndale.

Locations of the King James Bible Translator Companies:

University of Cambridge
Also see the web pages for the Cambridge colleges related to the King James Bible translators and the individual web pages for King James Bible translator Laurence Chaderton and Algonquin Bible translator John Eliot.

University of Oxford
Also see the web pages for the Oxford colleges related to the King James Bible translators. The Bodleian Library at Oxford jointly produced the Manifold Greatness project.

Westminster Abbey
The third location for the King James Bible translators.

Later Uses of the King James Bible:

Emily Dickinson Museum
The former Dickinson family home in Amherst, Massachusetts. Includes information on Emily Dickinson and the church.

Frederick Douglass Historic Site
This National Park Service site in Washington, DC, houses the Douglass Bible.

George Washington Inaugural Bible
The Bible continues to be held by the New York Masonic lodge which supplied the Bible for George Washington’s inauguration as a loan. While not traveling, the Bible is exhibited at Federal Hall National Memorial in New York City, a National Park Service site.

Library of Congress:
Bibles at Presidential inaugurations
From the library’s American Memory site.
A Curious Hierogylphick Bible
Complete digital facsimile of a children’s “rebus” Bible, published in Massachusetts in 1788.

NASA web pages on the Apollo 8 Genesis reading:
Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast
Christmas in Space

Pilgrim Hall: America’s Museum of Pilgrim Possessions
The museum holds multiple Bibles from the Mayflower, including John Alden’s King James Bible. More on the Mayflower Bibles.

King James. Tower of the Five Orders, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Photograph © Tim Rawle.

King James. Tower of the Five Orders, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Photograph © Tim Rawle.


Moody Bible Institute. Radio station WMBI. Postcard.

Moody Bible Institute. Radio station WMBI.

Frieze. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Photograph © Tim Rawle.

Frieze. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. Photograph © Tim Rawle.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-19406. Library of Congress.

Library of Congress


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