New Yorker Writer Jill Lepore Discusses the King James Bible
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Professor LePore's lecture was just excellent. Laced with humor, spiced with topical references, it was educational and entertaining -- a terrific combination. If it's ever repeated, it's well worth attending. (She did miss one Biblical reference; but who's counting?). Exhibit on King James Bible at Folger Library is also wonderful, and well worth seeing.
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