The Pocket Canons

The individual books of the King James Bible have now been published, each with a specially commissioned introduction by a different writer.

Episodes

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S01The Impatience Of Job19981012

Best-selling author Louis de Bernieres introduces the Book of Job.

S02The Gospel According To Mark19981013

Musician and novelist Nick Cave introduces the Gospel According to Mark.

S03The Preacher19981014

Doris Lessing introduces the Book of Ecclesiastes.

S04In The Beginning19981015

Steven Rose, professor of biology at the Open University, introduces the Book of Genesis.

S05 LASTThe Gospel According To John19981016

Journalist and poet Blake Morrison introduces the Gospel According to John.