Power And Glory

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01A New King20030414

By Adam Nicolson.

Read by Hannah Gordon.

Episode 1: A New King, A New World The absorbing and dramatic story of the people and the politics behind the book that has shaped not just our religious beliefs but our language itself: the King James Bible.

At a time of national optimism, wealth and excess as well as extremism, religious oppression and political intrigue, James I commissioned a new translation of the Bible to make the text available to the common man and unite the rival factions in his new kingdom.

02The King's Conference20030415

By Adam Nicolson.

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Hannah Gordon continues the absorbing and dramatic story of the people and the politics behind the book that has shaped not just our religious beliefs but our language itself: the King James Bible.

03Plots And Policy20030416

Hannah Gordon reads episode three of Adam Nicolson's dramatic account of events surrounding the creation of the King James Bible.

04Passion And Puritans20030417

Hannah Gordon reads episode four of Adam Nicolson's dramatic account of events surrounding the creation of the King James Bible.

05A Fountain Of Most Pure Water20030418

Hannah Gordon ends the absorbing and dramatic story of the people and the politics behind the book that has shaped not just our religious beliefs but our language itself: the King James Bible.

Abridged by Peter Everett.

Produced by Sara Davies