Majestie by David Teems audiobook

Majestie: The King Behind the King James Bible

By David Teems
Read by Bob Souer

Thomas Nelson
7.53 Hours Unabridged
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In the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of EnglandÆs Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyùthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David TeemsÆs narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingùa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as ôthe wisest fool in Christendom.öWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, TeemsÆs depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleùconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldÆs most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. ôEngrossing and entertainingàa delightful read in every way.ö û Publishers WeeklyIn the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of EnglandÆs Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyùthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David TeemsÆs narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingùa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as ôthe wisest fool in Christendom.öWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, TeemsÆs depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleùconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldÆs most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. ôEngrossing and entertainingàa delightful read in every way.ö û Publishers Weekly

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In the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of EnglandÆs Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyùthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David TeemsÆs narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingùa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as ôthe wisest fool in Christendom.öWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, TeemsÆs depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleùconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldÆs most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. ôEngrossing and entertainingàa delightful read in every way.ö û Publishers WeeklyIn the Beginning, James. Orphaned, bullied, lonely, and unloved as a boy, in time the young King of Scots overcame his troubled beginnings to ascend the English throne at the height of EnglandÆs Golden Age. In an effort to pacify rising tensions in the Anglican Church, and to reflect the majesty of his new reign, he spearheaded the most important literary undertaking in Western historyùthe translation of the Bible into a beautiful, lyrical, and accessible English.David TeemsÆs narrative crackles with wit, using a thoroughly modern tongue to reanimate the life of this seventeenth century kingùa man at the intersection of political, literary, and religious thought, yet a man of contrasts, dubbed by one French king as ôthe wisest fool in Christendom.öWarm, insightful, even at times amusing, TeemsÆs depiction of King James has all the elements of a grand taleùconspiracy, kidnapping, witchcraft, murder, love, despair, loss. Majestie offers an engaging new look at the worldÆs most cherished, revered, and influential translation of Sacred Writ and the king behind it. ôEngrossing and entertainingàa delightful read in every way.ö û Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: David Teems

Author Bio: David Teems

David Teems earned his BA in psychology and philosophy at Georgia State University. He is active in ministry, speaking and playing worship music. He lives in Franklin, Tennessee, with his wife, Benita, their two sons, Shad and Adam, and Adam’s family.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 7.53
Audience: Adult
Language: English