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The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language: Black Bonded Leather [Paperback]

By Eugene H. Peterson (Author)
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Item Specifications...

Pages   2272
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.62" Width: 6.64" Height: 1.92"
Weight:   3.15 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 31, 2003
Publisher   NAV PRESS #111
ISBN  1576833887  
EAN  9781576833889  
Point/Type Size: 0.00

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Item Description...
the entire Bible in contemporary language--paraphrased translation in the form of a personal message to the reader (reads more like a narrative)

*reader friendly
*no verse numbers or formal language

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More About Eugene H. Peterson

Eugene H. Peterson Eugene H. Peterson (born November 6, 1932), is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language[1] (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), a contemporary translation of the Bible.

Peterson was born in East Stanwood, Washington and grew up in Kalispell, Montana. He earned his B.A. in philosophy from Seattle Pacific University, his S.T.B. from New York Theological Seminary, and his M.A. in Semitic languages from Johns Hopkins University. He also holds several honorary doctoral degrees. In 1962, Peterson was a founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring in 1991. He was Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia until retiring in 2006. He now lives in Montana.

Eugene H. Peterson currently resides in Vancouver. Eugene H. Peterson was born in 1932.

Eugene H. Peterson has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Experiencing God
  2. Exploration in Vocational Holiness
  3. First Book Challenge
  4. Growing in Christ
  5. LifeChange
  6. Lifeguide Bible Studies
  7. Living the Questions
  8. Message
  9. My First Message
  10. Navpress Devotional Readers
  11. Quiet Times for the Heart
  12. Studies in Christian Living

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
the message  May 22, 2008
I really enjoyed this modern version of the New Testament, Proverbs and Psalms. It brought to life passages which I had become too accustomed too.
I did not always agree with the interpretation, but even so it caused me to think about the meaning and the aqpplication to my faith and life.
Ross Kafer
Message New Testament/Psalms/Proverbs  Feb 22, 2008
I didn't realize how small it was. If I had known the size I would not have ordered it. It may have told me somewhere but since I have a larger one just like it I wrongly assumed this one was the same size.
Excellent Version for Comparitive Study  Jan 1, 2008
This Bible is an excellent addition to my other Bibles in that it gives me a greater sense of the full meaning of the text. Very helpful as study tool.
For entertainment, not Bible Study  Jun 14, 2007
I own several Bibles (NASB, NKJV, KJV, NIV, ESV), but "The Message", to me is a kind of mellow, easy read. Is it accurate to the Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic? No way! It's not supposed to be. As a matter of fact, the author makes it crystal clear. Would you use this text to research the Divine Council, the Nephilim, Gog/Magog Invasion or other Prophecy? I should think not! Yes, Jesus is referred to as Master in this text. Is it a New Age Agenda at work? Umm...nope. Take it for what it us: modern slang for lay-people to read. Once people get the point and become interested, then they take the next step. Once the Spirit begins to move in people, it's unstoppable.
That's my 2 cents....

Good Reading Bible  Jun 8, 2007
This Bible is one that is to be read to get the message of the Bible across it is not ment to be one for study. The NIV, NASB, NRSV and other versions of the Bible are much better for study. But this is great if what you want to do is have the word of God speak to you. Different translations have different purposes. I own quite a few translations including the Message. Dr peterson's purpose was not to produce a Study Bible it was to get the message of the Bible out to a contemporary audience that speaks and reads modern English.

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