The Message 10th Anniversary Reader's Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language

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It's been ten years since NavPress brought you the full edition of the Message Bible. Now we are introducing a special limited-time edition Message 10th Anniversary Reader's Edition.

Written in order to make the Bible’s meaning more understandable to modern readers, The Message was worked directly from the Greek and Hebrew texts into the idioms, images, and language people speak in their homes and workplaces.

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Overview

It's been ten years since NavPress brought you the full edition of the Message Bible. Now we are introducing a special limited-time edition Message 10th Anniversary Reader's Edition.

Written in order to make the Bible’s meaning more understandable to modern readers, The Message was worked directly from the Greek and Hebrew texts into the idioms, images, and language people speak in their homes and workplaces.

When paired with your favorite study Bible, this contemporary reader's version offers deeper understanding of complex passages. And because it is formatted into a single column and has no verse numbers, it reads like a novel.

Enhance your Bible reading with a new way of approaching Scripture that makes the miraculous, the tragic, and the triumphant stories of the Bible come alive in a new way.

Features:

• Written directly from the Greek and Hebrew texts
• Formatted in a single-column format
• No distracting verse numbers
• Serves as a great companion Bible to your study Bible
• Set in 11-point type
• Includes a ribbon marker, maps, and charts Tyndale House Publishers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617471469
  • Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/17/2011
  • Edition description: Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 2272
  • Sales rank: 339,578
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

EUGENE H. PETERSON is a writer, poet, and retired pastor. He has authored more than thirty-four books (not including The Message). He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Eugene also founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he ministered for twenty-nine years. After teaching at a seminary, he created The Message, a vibrant Bible paraphrase that connects with today's readers like no other.

It took Peterson ten years to complete. He worked not from any English text but from the original Hebrew and Greek texts to guarantee authenticity. At the same time, his ear was always tuned to the cadence and energy of the English spoken every day on the streets. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana.

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