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Press Kit: "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible" traveling exhibit at OSU

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Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Phone: (405) 744-7331
Fax: (405) 744-7579
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu

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The OSU Library is hosting the exhibitManifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible.” The exhibit tells the story of the King James Bible and its cultural influence up to today. It was brought to OSU through a grant provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, which was awarded to catalog librarian Misty Smith and digital library services librarian Nicole Sump-Crethar.

The OSU Library is one of only 40 sites selected to host the exhibit. This is the exhibit's only appearance in OKlahoma.

  • When: Aug. 22-Sept. 19, 2012
  • What:"Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," a traveling exhibition
  • Who: Free and Open to the public
  • Where: Peggy V. Helmerich Browsing Room, Edmon Low Library, OSU-Stillwater

More Information

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Aug. 29, 3:30 pm
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Sept. 6, 6 pm
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Sept. 12, 3:30 pm
"The King James BibleóBeloved Companion to Controversy" by Michael Thompson, Endowed Professor, Religious Studies

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  • VIDEO: An interview with Dr. Mike Thompson

Sept. 19, 3:30 pm
"Poetry, Devotion, & the Politics of Bible Translation in Reformation England" by Andrew Wadoski, Asst. Professor, English

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Sept. 25, 3:30 p.m.
"King James Bible & Two of its Famous Contemporaries: William Shakespeare & John Milton" by Edward Jones, OSU English Professor & David Anderson, OU English Asst. Professor


The traveling exhibition was made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Local presentation of this exhibit is made possible by the Oklahoma State University Library. Other local partners include

URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/pressroom/manifold/index.htm
Last Updated: 23 Aug 2012

Media Contact:

Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR

Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

225 Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071

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