Cathedral to display ‘the most dangerous book in Tudor England’

[Anglican Communion News Service] St. Paul’s Cathedral in London is set to display one of only three-known surviving copies of “the most dangerous book in Tudor England” as part of an event to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. In 1536, William Tyndale was executed for his work in translating the New Testament into English, and King Henry VIII’s officials and church leaders set about searching for destroying copies of what was the first English-language Bible. But within a few years it was available within every church in the country.

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