Posts tagged "King James Bible"
In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.

Happy Birthday, KJV!

Elissa Lerner: The King James Bible is celebrating its 400th birthday this year, and judging from the British press, it looks like the festivities will be around all year, although mostly in England. For all you King James enthusiasts out there (and really, who's into the ASV these days anyway?) here are some choice...

King James in Odessa

22 December 2005 The Ector County Independent School Board of Odessa, Texas, has approved the teaching of the King James version of the Bible as an elective course for high school students, picking the KJV over another curriculum option, The Bible and its Influence, that some observers considered more inclusive of minority religious views. The...