The English Bible Author:Sir Herbert Grierson Sir Herbert Grierson is a distinguished scholar and a leading authority on English seventeenth century literature. He was for many years Professor of English Literature in the University of Edinburgh. He is a distinguished editor and has written many books; two of the best known being METAPHYSICAL POETS, DONNE TO BUTLER and CROSS CURRENTS IN ... more »THE LITERATURE OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. No living writer is better equipped than Sir Herbert Grierson to expound the fascinating history of the English Bible and its great influence on our language and literature.
In this book he has used his immense scholarship to present to the general reader a clear and absorbing story of the Bible in English, from the earliest to the latest versions, and of the remarkable men who took part in what was once a dangerous, and has always been a fascinating, task.« less