Devil's Words - The Battle for an English Bible 2003 03 17 BBC2 + The Tyndale New Testament pdf
Written by Peter Ackroyd.
Duration: 59 minutes
This is the story of a fatal rivalry between two men that ultimately saw fundamental changes in the English state, the English church and the English language.
"The salt of the Earth". "My brother's keeper". "Eat, drink and be merry". "The meek shall inherit the Earth". Commonplace expressions from the first official English language, the King James Version published in 1611,
The words, though, were written by William Tyndale more than 75 years earlier, between 1525 and 1535. A PDF of the Tyndale New Testament is included with this torrent.
The making of an English Bible is a story of 16th Century espionage, of arrests and executions?a bloody, cultural war that ripped the fabric of the country.
Narrated by Geraldine James.
Ian Glenn as William Tyndale
James Fox as Thomas More
Peter Hugo-Daly as John Frith