God's last words : reading the English Bible from the Reformation to fundamentalism / David S. Katz.

By: Katz, David SPublication details: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004Description: xvi, 397 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0300101155 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Bible. English -- Versions -- History | Bible -- England -- HistoryDDC classification: 220.5/2/009 LOC classification: BS455 | .K38 2004
Contents:
Preface: The biblical reader and the shifting horizon of expectations -- The prehistoric English Bible -- In pursuit of a useful Bible : scriptural politics and the English Civil War -- Cracking the foundations : biblical criticism and the Newtonian synthesis -- Streamlined Scriptures : the demystification of the Bible -- The occult Bible : aesthetization and the persistence of the supernatural -- Divine copyright and the apotheosis of the author in eighteenth-century England -- Ten little Israelites : counting out the Bible in Victorian England -- Unsuitable paternity : Darwin, anthropology, and the evolutionist Bible -- Conclusion: The end of a world and the beginning of fundamentalism.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface: The biblical reader and the shifting horizon of expectations -- The prehistoric English Bible -- In pursuit of a useful Bible : scriptural politics and the English Civil War -- Cracking the foundations : biblical criticism and the Newtonian synthesis -- Streamlined Scriptures : the demystification of the Bible -- The occult Bible : aesthetization and the persistence of the supernatural -- Divine copyright and the apotheosis of the author in eighteenth-century England -- Ten little Israelites : counting out the Bible in Victorian England -- Unsuitable paternity : Darwin, anthropology, and the evolutionist Bible -- Conclusion: The end of a world and the beginning of fundamentalism.