King James And His 17th Century Bible Still Attracting Attention Four Centuries Later-Midday
Dr. Susan Felch Photo Credit: Calvin College
David Moore March 24, 2011 | WGVU
The "King James Version," also known as the "Authorized King James Version" (KJV) came out in 1611. And despite its age, the KJV remains the most influential, according to many bible historians.
But as WGVU religion reporter David Moore learned, most folks are unaware not only of the events leading up to its publication, but also of exactly what the English monarch had to do with it.
Today on Midday West Michigan, we chat with Calvin College Professor of English Dr. Susan Felch, Director of the Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship and an authority on the history of the "King James Version."
Yesterday Giving back at Christmas time Grand Rapids MI December 5, 2013 | WGVU The newly founded celebration of Giving Tuesday has helped increase awareness of the need to support charitable institutions and non-profits.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore explores the subject of holiday giving with Dr. Michael Moody, Frey Foundation Chair for Family Foundations and Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University’s Johnson Center for Philanthropy.
Wednesday Beating holiday stress one task at a time Undated December 4, 2013 | WGVU Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, David Moore chats with Mary Jo Thiel, psychologist at Grand Valley State University’s counseling center, about holiday stress and why it seems to plague so many of us. ListenDownload Facing your fears December 4, 2013 | WGVU Dr. Norman Rosenthal is best known as the psychiatrist to first diagnose seasonal affect disorder. He's written eight books. His latest is "The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life's Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections." ListenDownload
Monday Tribal sovereignty at issue in US Supreme Court case Washington DC December 2, 2013 | MPRN The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a fight over a tribal casino in a small northern Michigan town. But there's more than just a casino at stake in this case.
As Rick Pluta explains, the case revolves around the sovereign right of tribal governments to be immune from lawsuits. ListenDownload