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Q: Bible
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.1800  Saturday, 23 October 1999.

From:           Carl Fortunato <
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Date:           Thursday, 21 Oct 1999 11:06:09 EDT
Subject: 10.1783 Re: References to the Bible
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.1783 Re: References to the Bible

>Re: Shakespeare's references to the Bible, there is a very good online
>essay by list member David Kathman.

Does anyone but me find it interesting that Shakespeare makes good use
of the Apocrypha (the name "Holofernes" from the Book of Judith or "A
Daniel come to judgment" (from Susanna).  Did the Church of England
commonly use the Apocrypha in Shakespeare's time?

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