How the King James Bible Forever Changed English: 400th Anniversary Celebrated with Fun Videos | Open Culture: "How the King James Bible Forever Changed English: 400th Anniversary Celebrated with Fun Videos
in English Language, History, Religion | October 10th, 2011 1 Comment
This year marks the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, a translation that influenced the development of the English language as much as it did the Christian faith. Right alongside many other anniversary celebrations taking place this year, Glen Scrivener, a minister in the Church of England, has started a blog about the linguistic impact of the text, focusing on 365 phrases that have passed in common parlance. A lot of this gets artfully distilled by Scrivener’s short video, The King’s English – 100 phrases in 3 Minutes (above)."
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