Theology of the King James Language

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Episode 30: Theology of the King James Language
Jan Martin
April 2021

One of the great debates of the 16th century took place between William Tyndale and Thomas More over Tyndale’s translation of the Bible into English. Both men knew how words had the power to shape theology.  Tyndale’s translation informed later English translations, including the King James Version.  But were Tyndale’s choices right? In this episode, Dr. Jan Martin shares her research on how the King James language in the Book of Mormon provides amazing insights into these theological translation debates.


The Theological Value of the King James Language in the Book of Mormon” (Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, 2018).

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