Shakespeare vs. KJV Bible

Which is easier to read, Shakespeare or the King James Version of the Bible?

I’d say that the Bible is easier to read. Shakespeare is great. I really do like reading his works, but the language is extremely hard to understand. For example,

“…Out of this silence yet I picked a welcome;

 And in the modesty of fearful duty

 I read as much as from a rattling tongue

 Of saucy and audacious eloquence.

 Love, therefore, and tongue-tied simplicity

 In least speak most, to my capacity.”

          A Midsummer Night’s Dream­—Act V, Scene I

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St. Augustine of Hippo’s Confessions

Confessions is an autobiographical work written by St. Augustine of Hippo in Latin, between A.D. 397 and 398. It is not a complete autobiography but is considered the first western autobiography ever written. It consists of thirteen sections, or books, telling of Augustine’s boyhood until the age of forty. Continue reading “St. Augustine of Hippo’s Confessions”