William Pickering

Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson

Anderson’s Annals of the English Bible is a full history of the Bible in the English language. Level of Difficulty: Intermediate: Some subject matter knowledge helpful. Book Contents Introduction. Brief survey of the ages which preceded any printing of the Scriptures in the English tongue — Including the revival and triumph of classical learning and the arts, contrasted with the times of Wickliffe, with his version of the entire Sacred Volume, and its effects — The invention of printing, its rapid progress to perfection, and the point to which the European nations, but more especially England and Scotland had been brought, before ever this invaluable art was applied to any version of the Sacred Scriptures in the language Spoken by the peeple,