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When God Spoke English - The Making of the King James Bible

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Summary

Adam Nicolson examines the creation of the influential text, which has shaped language, culture and society around the world. Scholars from Cambridge, Oxford and London worked on the version for a king who hoped to unite a country torn by religious factions. The programme delves into recently discovered manuscripts that reveal the translation process and asks why the result has had such a lasting legacy.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Adam Nicolson
Director Gillian Bancroft
Executive Producer Jean Claude Bragard
Producer Gillian Bancroft

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