Matthew's Bible 1537 Edition: Hardback

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Matthew's Bible 1537 Edition: Hardback

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Pastor John Rogers assembled in 1537 a volume that contained, for the first time as part of a complete Bible, all of William Tyndale�s translation work, the 1534 New Testament, the Pentateuch, and the nine historical books, ending with 2 Chronicles. Where there were gaps in Tyndale�s work, Rogers used that of Miles Coverdale (1535).

Archbishop Thomas Cranmer saw to it that the Matthew�s Bible was shown to King Henry VIII, who then licensed the complete Bible in English. Thomas Cromwell, Henry�s Viceregent for church affairs, subsequently en�couraged bishops to order copies of the Matthew�s Bible for their churches. Such official sanction sparked tremendous demand for the book.

� Facsimile of an excellent copy of the 1537 Matthew�s Bible
� Features clear, legible type throughout (marginal commentary is in smaller type)
� Authoritative new preface
� Great for Bible collectors and anyone interested in the history of the English Bible

Matthew's Bible 1537 Edition: Hardback was published by Hendrickson in July 2009 and is our 20542nd best seller. The ISBN for Matthew's Bible 1537 Edition: Hardback is 9781598563498.

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Details for Matthew's Bible 1537 Edition: Hardback

Page last updated 9th December 2010
Book FormatHardback
PublisherHendrickson (July 2009)
Edition1537 ed
Number of Pages1116
Thickness48 mm
Height255 mm
Width177 mm
Product Code1802451
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