Gerald Hammond is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Manchester. A Fellow of the British Academy, his many publications include The Making of the English Bible; Fleeting Things: English Poets and Poems, 1616- 1660; Sir Walter Raleigh's Selected Writings; and John Skelton's Selected Poems. He contributed the essay on English Bible translation to The Literary Guide to the Bible. Austin M. Busch is Associate Professor of Early World Literatures in the Department of English at the State University of New York College at Brockport. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Biblical Literature, Biblical Interpretation, and The Classical Journal, and he is a contributing author of Seneca and the Self (Cambridge University Press). He is an editor of the Norton Critical Edition of The English Bible, King James Version: The New Testament and The Apocrypha.