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The Message Catholic/Ecumenical Edition

The Bible in Contemporary Language

The Message Catholic/Ecumenical Edition( )
Translator: Peterson, Eugene H.
ISBN:978-0-87946-495-0
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:NavPress Publishing Group
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.95
Book Description:

Read the Bible with surprise and delight in The Message Catholic/Ecumenical Edition! Eugene Peterson's original, vibrant style in The Message now includes William Griffin's translation of the deuterocanonical books Tobit, Judith, additions to Esther, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach, Baruch, and additions to Daniel.The Message is the Bible translated into fresh, compelling, faith-filled language for readers who love reading everything from biographies to great...
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Book Details
Pages:1984
Detailed Subjects: Bibles / Contemporary English Version / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.3 x 1.8 Inches
Book Weight: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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