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The Message

The Bible in Contemporary Language

The Message( )
Translator: Peterson, Eugene H.
ISBN:978-1-64158-122-6
Publication Date:Feb 2019
Publisher:NavPress Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.99
Book Description:

Enjoy the surprising clarity of The Message. . . with a font size to match.This large-print edition of The Messageis designed for anyone who prefers larger type for clearer, more enjoyable reading.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...
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Book Details
Pages:1972
Detailed Subjects: Bibles / Contemporary English Version / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.9 x 9.7 x 1.9 Inches
Book Weight:3.3 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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