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Wide as the waters

the story of the English Bible and the revolution it inspired

by Benson Bobrick

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- Versions -- History,
  • Bible -- England -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBenson Bobrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS455 .B62 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination379, 7 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3585897M
    ISBN 100142000590
    LC Control Number2002284559

    Wide as the Waters, Benson Bobrick Document Actions Benson Bobrick masterfully tells the story of how the Bible became readily available in the native tongue of millions of people in the English-speaking world and how thus engaging the minds of the laity broke the stranglehold of power held by the cartel of Church and State. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Wide as the Waters study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to more than.

    Quotes 1 “It is not a large island, nor an important one, but it represents an era and segment of history that is rapidly dying in America.”(Conroy) pg.4 Quotes 2 This is a major theme in the novel, which is that even though the island is small it represents an era lost in time. The water is wide by Pat Conroy, unknown edition, , Old New York Book Shop Press cccc. Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled The Water Is Wide November 1, , Bantam Mass Market Paperback in English zzzz. Not in Library. The water is wide.

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That started the ball rolling both in England and via the wide waters of the Atlantic to the founding of the United States. A great book which I have recommended to many who have wondered how it all happened.

Frederick R. Andresen, Author of "Walking on Cited by:   Wide as the Waters is a story about a crucial epoch in the history of Christianity, about the English language and society, and about a book that changed the course of human events.

Books with Buzz Discover the latest buzz-worthy books, from /5(38). Wide as the Waters book. Read 78 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Next to the Bible itself, the English Bible was-and is-the most 4/5. Wide as the Waters is a story about a crucial epoch in the history of Christianity, about the English language and society, and about a book that changed the course of human events.

About The Author Photograph by Ezra DistlerReleased on: Novem Wide as the Waters is a story about a crucial epoch in the history of Christianity, about the English language and society, and about a book that changed the course of human events.

Preview this book»4/5(8). Wide as the Waters is a story about a crucial epoch in the history of Christianity, about the English language and society, and about a book that changed the.

"Wide As The Waters", could easily be classified as a book about the evolution of The English Bible, and by extension a discussion exclusively of The Christian Faith.

This presumption would greatly decrease the potential audience, and do a disservice to a remarkably readable and scholarly dissertation upon the events that produced what many Cited by: The Water Is Wide is a memoir by Pat Conroy and is based on his work as a teacher on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, which is called Yamacraw Island in the book is sometimes identified as nonfiction and other times identified as a novel.

Yamacraw is a poor island lacking bridges and having little infrastructure. The book details Conroy's efforts to communicate with the.

>>The Water is Wide – Students Today. It was a strange year, a kind of seasoning among the marshes, the migrating fowl, and the people of the island. I had to write this book to explain what happened and how it affected me. The one room school on Daufuskie Island when Pat Conroy taught.

Pat Conroy’s first memoir The Water is Wide and the later release of the movie based on the book which was called CONRACK (with John Voight) inspired innumerable young people to choose a teaching profession.

Many of you asked what eventually happened to the students Pat Conroy taught on Daufuskie Island, later named Yamacraw in. Benson Bobrick, Author WIDE AS THE WATERS: The Story of the English Bible and the $26 (p) ISBN Book reviews.

Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired Benson Bobrick Review by Carl Smith. April n William Tyndale's version (), as in most subsequent versions, the Gospel of John begins, In the beginning was the word, and the word was with God: and the word was God.

And in the beginning, the. Books similar to The Water is Wide The Water is Wide. by Pat Conroy. avg. rating Ratings. The island is nearly deserted, haunting, beautiful. Across a slip of ocean lies South Carolina. But for the handful of families on Yamacraw Island, America is a world away.

For years the people here l. Wide as the Waters: The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution It Inspired by Benson Bobrick and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at New York: Simon & Schuster, pp.

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""remainder mark on teh base of the book First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Read "Wide As the Waters The Story of the English Bible and the Revolution" by Benson Bobrick available from Rakuten Kobo. Next to the Bible itself, the English Bible was -- and is -- the most influential book ever published.

The most famous o Brand: Simon & Schuster. The Water Is Wide is a memoir by Pat Conroy and is based on his work as a teacher on Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, which is called Yamacraw Island in the book is sometimes identified as nonfiction and other times identified as a novel.

the water is wide by Pat Conroy ‧ RELEASE DATE: J What distinguishes this account from all those others dealing with a year of teaching deprived youngsters is the high spirits, humor, and rawboned sincerity of the author, who throughout is not above a few self-deprecatory swipes at his bulldozer idealism or his compulsive.

The Water Is Wide. Some popular lyrics for "The Water is Wide" are within the book Folk Songs For Solo Singers, though many versions have been printed and sung. The water is wide, I cannot get over Neither have I wings to fly Give me a boat that can carry two And both shall row, my love and I A ship there is and she sails the sea.

Our Reading Guide for The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy includes a Book Club Discussion Guide, Book Review, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio. Historically speaking, Wide as the Waters offers a fascinating and excellent introduction to history of English Bible translation, both its challenges and its blessings—a subject on the minds of many in WELS today.

Ironically, such a high recommendation cannot be made for the theology of this book about the translation of the Bible. Praise for The Water Is Wide “Miraculous an experience of joy.”—Newsweek “A powerfully moving book You will laugh, you will weep, you will be proud and you will rail and you will learn to love the man.”—Charleston News and Courier “A hell of a good story.”—The New York TimesBrand: Random House Inc.How one book changed English history.

You may think Romeo and Juliet or Macbeth is the most important work of English literature, but Bobrick (Angel in the Whirlwind,etc.) is out to show you that the English translations of the Bible have actually been far more from the very first chapter, his argument is delightful and : Benson Bobrick.