Posts Tagged ‘King James’

History of Guy Fawkes Day: How gunpowder mixed with Parliament

HISTORY OF GUY FAWKES DAY For our friends across the Pond November 5th is known as “Bonfire Night” or “Guy Fawkes Night,” and all over Britain people fire off fireworks, light bonfires, and burn effigies of Guy Fawkes. Guido Fawkes was an Englishman who, in popular legend, tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament…

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History of the King James Bible: 400th Year of the Authorized Version?

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HISTORY OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE Churches around the world are celebrating a quadricentennial: 400 years ago marked the publishing, at the request of the Anglican clergy, of what would become the Authorized Version of the Bible, to wide acclaim. But there are 3 problems with that statement. While it is true that the King…

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History of Guy Fawkes Day: How gunpowder mixed with Parliament

HISTORY OF GUY FAWKES DAY For our friends across the Pond November 5th is known as “Bonfire Night” or “Guy Fawkes Night”, and all over Britain people fire off fireworks, light bonfires, and burn effigies of Guy Fawkes. Guido Fawkes was an Englishman who, in popular legend, tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament…

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