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The Message

The Bible in Contemporary Language

The Message( )
Translator: Peterson, Eugene H.
ISBN:978-1-63146-677-9
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:NavPress Publishing Group
Book Format:Leather / fine binding
List Price:USD $49.99
Book Description:

Keep things classy with this classic black cover that's anything but traditional. This full-size edition of The Messageis perfect for everyone.The Messageis a reading Bible translated from the original Greek and Hebrew Scriptures by scholar, pastor, author, and poet Eugene Peterson. Thoroughly reviewed and approved by twenty biblical scholars, The Messagecombines the authority of God's Word with the cadence and energy of conversational English.What makes The...
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Book Details
Pages:1728
Detailed Subjects: Bibles / The Message / Text
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.9 x 10.2 x 1.7 Inches
Book Weight:2.45 Pounds
Author Biography
(Translator)
Eugene H. Peterson was born in East Stanwood, Washington on November 6, 1932. He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Seattle Pacific University, a bachelor of sacred theology from New York Theological Seminary, and a master's degree in semitic languages from Johns Hopkins University. He founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland in 1962, where he served as pastor until retiring in 1991. He then became a professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia until retiring in 2006.

His first book, A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, was published in 1980. He wrote over 30 books including Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places, Eat This Book, Tell It Slant, As Kingfishers Catch Fire, and Every Step an Arrival. The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language won a Gold Medallion Book Award. He died from complications of heart failure and dementia on October 22, 2018 at the age of 85.

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