Item description for Clarence Jordan's Cotton Patch Gospel: Hebrews and the General Epistles (Cotton Patch Gospel) by Clarence Jordan...
Overview The Cotton Patch Gospel recasts the stories of Jesus and the letters of Paul and Peter into the language and culture of the mid-20th century South. Born out of the Civil Rights struggle, these now classic translations of much of the New Testament bring the far-away places of Scripture closer to home: Gainesville, Selma, Birmingham, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. As Jordan once wrote, "While there have been many excellent translations of the Scriptures into modern English, they still have left us stranded in some faraway land in the long-distant past. We need to have the good news come to us not only in our own tongue but in our own time. We want to be participants in the faith, not merely spectators."
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Studio: Smyth & Helwys Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.56" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.32 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2004
Publisher Smyth & Helwys Publishing
Series Cotton Patch Gospel
ISBN 1573124257 ISBN13 9781573124256
Availability 0 units.
More About Clarence Jordan
Jordan is known for his Cotton Patch Version of the New Testament and as founder of Koinonia, an interracial farming community at Americus, Georgia.
Clarence Jordan died in 1969.
Clarence Jordan has published or released items in the following series...
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Yes to the God Movement Sep 30, 2007
Clarence Jordan was a gift... continues to be a gift to anyone interested at all in Scripture... or human beings. Every thinking person should have a copy of the complete set of Cotton Patch Gospels. Trust me on this one!