[Milton-L] Bible translations

Jeffrey Shoulson jshoulson at miami.edu
Wed Sep 12 14:14:44 EDT 2007


It's a misnomer since it was never actually, officially, authorized.   
I don't see anything wrong with KJV.

On Sep 12, 2007, at 1:53 PM, bill hilton wrote:

> On a side note - and I'm probably going to reveal some shocking  
> ignorance here - when I was a kid the Reverend King, my Religious  
> Studies teacher, only gave me a half mark for a test answer about  
> the King James Bible. The question was something like "what was the  
> name of the famous Bible published in 1611?"
>
> The answer I wrote was "The King James Version". When I asked why  
> he hadn't given me a full mark he responded - thunderously - that  
> it wasn't acceptable to use the name KJV in an academic context,  
> and that the text should properly be referred to as the Authorized  
> Version.
>
> Did he mislead me?
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