The King James Bible is the most widely published and the most influential book in the English language. To mark its 400th anniversary and celebrate its language, imagery, poetry and storytelling, here are 13 readings from the New Testament, narrated by well-known actors such as Rory Kinnear, Adjoa Andoh and Miriam Margolyes.
Here are the pivotal events from the lives of Jesus and the Apostles, including
The Birth of Jesus
The Temptation and Sermon on the Mount
The Last Supper
The Road to Emmaus
The Conversion of St. Paul
as well as famous passages from St Paul’s Letters and the Book of Revelation.
They are introduced by eminent figures from the worlds of religion and literature, including the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Will Self, Joanne Harris and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
©2011 James Naughtie (P)2011 AudioGO Ltd