11 comments on “Seems legit

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  2. @LUKE: it’s a fine work of art, the AV. Quite beautiful. So’s the Book of Common Prayer.

    The Roman Catholics of these islands seem to have stopped producing beautiful things some time before the Reformation. An explanation is called for. Decadence?

  3. “The Roman Catholics of these islands seem to have stopped producing beautiful things some time before the Reformation. An explanation is called for. Decadence?”

    Bit harsh. Waugh? Greene? Spark? Lodge? Joyce? Donne? Elgar?

  4. Dearieme, that’s not to take anything away from thev AV or the BOCP – both reasons to convert.

  5. The Roman Catholics of these islands seem to have stopped producing beautiful things some time before the Reformation.

    Check out the music of Robert Fayrfax for just one pre Reformation contrary example, there are plenty of others though.

  6. I don’t have every American translation but the best current translation (the REB) supports PaulB – you would need to make a lot of assumptions to get “stoned” into that verse. I can see how someone would do that but the text does not support those words so the pun does not work.
    It would be a good joke if you could a liberal translation that used those words.

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