Greek first taught at Oxford University. Work on King James Bible begun.
Karl Lachmann publishes first thoroughly revised critical Greek New Testament First edition of Scofield Reference Bible. Supreme Court rules that all existing death penalty statutes are unconstitutional.
Frederick the Great becomes king of Prussia. Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Coverdale preaches against the mass, is compelled to leave England. Ronald Reagan elected U. Baptists split over the slavery controversy in America.
King James nominates revision committee of 54 scholars. Air Force destroys 2 Japanese cities with atomic bombs. Midland Psalter gives metrical version of the Psalms in Middle English.
William Tyndale at Cambridge. Constitution prohibits manufacture and sale of alcohol. Various gospel narratives translated into Middle English.
Anglo-Saxon invasions and settlement of Britain displace the native Celts in the south. New American Bible Roman Catholic. Antoinette Brown becomes first woman to complete theological course at Oberlin. Gresham Machen, Christianity and Liberalism.
Abolition of censorship in England. Mohammed becomes ruler of Mecca in Arabia, publishes the Koran. Death of John Calvin.
Archbishop Abbot forbids printing of the Bible without Apocrypha. Potato famine in Ireland leads to emigration of nearly a million Irish Catholics to American cities.
Federal Constitution ratified by American states. Revised Standard version of the New Testament published with great fanfare.
Birth of John Owen. England overwhelmed by new invasion of Danes. General Synod of the United Church of Christ recommends ordination of homosexuals. Coverdale returns to England.
Greek text of Codex Claromontanus published by Tischendorf. Christian churches in Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem are seized by Mohammedans and turned into mosques.A Chronology of the English Bible.
listing the events in the history of the English versions of Scripture, and of the place of Scripture in the church and in society. It is in this perspective that Locke writes A Letter Concerning Toleration, addressing the issue of religious intolerance, In Locke’s Essay Concerning Human Understanding, he discusses the progression of man’s thought process; how .Download