History Of the English Bible

A collection of antique Bibles will be on display in Gadsden, Alabama this summer.

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 until Friday, August, 19, 2009

This exhibit will feature a display of historically significant and interesting Bibles.

The following is a partial list of Bibles which will be on display during the exhibit.

Latin Vulgate

1580 Latin Vulgate, London, England
1868 Latin Vulgate

Wycliffe Bible

1380 Wycliffe New Testament, reprinted 1810
1382 Wycliffe New Testament, reprinted 1986
Wycliffe Bible, reprinted 1850
1450-1455 Gutenberg Latin Vulgate, reprinted 1960

Tyndale New Testament

1526 Tyndale New Testament, reprinted 1837
1526 Tyndale New Testament, reprinted
1535 Coverdale Bible, reprinted 1847

Geneva Bible

1599 Geneva New Testament, printed by Christopher Barker, London, England
1599 Geneva New Testament, printed by Christopher Barker, London, England
1615 Geneva Bible, printed by Robert Barker, London, England
1585 Bishop’s Bible

1590 English/Arabic Bible

Douay-Rheims Bible

King James Bible

1616 King James Version, printed by Robert Barker, London, England
1625 King James Version, printed by Norton & Bill, London, England
1629 King James Version, printed by Thomas and John Buck, Cambridge, England
1768 King James Version, printed by John Bill Barker, London, England (ruled in red)
1782 Aitken Bible (King James Version), 1968 reprint
1814 King James Version, printed by William W. Woodward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1842 English Hexapla

1901 American Standard Version (First Edition)

1935 The Holy Bible, A New Translation (Moffat Bible)

1939 The Complete Bible, An American Translation (Goodspeed)

1943 New Testament in Modern Speech (Weymouth Bible)

Family Bibles

1869 King James Version “Family Bible”, published by the United States Publishing Co.
1892 Parallel King James Version/Revised Version “Family” Bible, published by American Wringer Co., New York

Gadsden Museum of Art
515 Broad St.
Gadsden, AL 35901

This will coincide with:

History of the Indestructible Book

2009 Gadsden Conference on the English Bible

A hands on look at the antique Bibles will be given during the Conference.

Please pre-register for seating arraignments.
July 17 and 18, 2009

 

Ink & Blood

Now until October 31, 2009


So if driving to Gadsden, Alabama isn’t too far, consider a trip for one or more of these summertime Bible events. Only the Ink & Blood has a fee (approximately $6). The others are free.

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