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WCU Hosts Exhibit Celebrating 400TH Anniversary of King James Bible

The traveling exhibition Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible, continues through February 16 in the Sarah Gillespie Museum of Art on the campus of William Carey University. The exhibit celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James Bible in 1611 and examines its fascinating and complex history. The library is sponsoring free programs and other events for the public in connection with the exhibition. For more information, visit http://library.wmcarey.edu, or contact Sherry Laughlin at (601)318-6170 or slaughlin@wmcarey.edu to arrange group tours.  The exhibit will be available for viewing Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-5p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-5p.m.; and Sundays,1-5 p.m.

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Shown at the opening reception for the Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible exhibit are (left to right) Melissa Shearer, a senior English major from Hattiesburg, and Chaise Herrington, a junior history major from Laurel. The exhibit will be on display at the Sarah Gillespie Museum on WCU’s campus until February 16.