The year 2011 marked the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James Bible. Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible not only highlights the dramatic history behind the making of this great book, but also includes its influence on English and American literature, and its multifaceted impact on culture and society to the present day.
The Provo Library is pleased to announce the opening of Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible, a traveling exhibition for libraries organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. It is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford,with assistance from the Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texas. The traveling exhibition was made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.