Item description for Message/Remix New Testament-Gray Imitation Leather by Eugene H. Peterson...
Overview Read. Think. Pray. Live. God's Word was meant to be read and understood. It was first written in the language of the people?of fishermen, shopkeepers, and carpenters. The Message Remix gets back to that feel. Plus the new verse-numbered paragraphs make it easier to study.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.2" Width: 4.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Binding Leather, Imitation
Release Date Jul 31, 2005
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
ISBN 157683865X ISBN13 9781576838655
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 (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.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Message/Remix New Testament-Gray Imitation Leather?
A Great Companion Feb 26, 2007
I'm a 38 year old seminarian. While I strongly suggest the ESV translation for Bible study (which provides word for word Greek to English translation), it is nice to have a NT Bible that is a thought by thought translation in contemporary language. No, if you are a student of the New Testament, you should not base your theology on this book, since the translation is very loose, but if you A) already know the Bible well via the ESV, NIV, KJV or Greek OR B) want to understand the basic concepts in the Bible, then this is a great book to have. He understands the general thoughts of what the Bible is teaching and he explains it in today's language. It's a GREAT travel or bedtime Bible. Don't let the Bible snobs tell you different. While this shouldn't be your only Biblical text, it should be one of them.
awesome first time study bible Dec 19, 2006
this was given to me as a present for graduating high school. i think its a great first idea to give anyone, but not so much appreciated by those that are older and already into reading the bible regularly.
this bible is great if you've never really gotten into reading the bible much because you found it too boring.