The Four Gospels: The Contemporary English Version

The Four Gospels: The Contemporary English Version

by American Bible Society, Anon


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Discover and understand the beauty and richness of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John as never before.
Here are the life and teachings of Jesus, as found in the four Gospels of the New Testament—now available in this important new collection with a foreword by best-selling author Phyllis Tickle. These Gospels are the foundation of Christianity, the bedrock of our culture. In them are found the birth of Jesus, his extraordinary life, and the story of his death and triumphant resurrection.
New these beloved Gospels are available in Tarcher’s Cornerstone Editions, in the popular Contemporary English Version (CEV) translation from the American Bible Society. The CEV is a serious translation—not a paraphrase—that combines historical and scholarly accuracy with contemporary language that everyone can understand. The result is a reading experience that will resonate with all who read these life-changing Gospels. At last, the four Gospels in a translation that brings new depth and meaning, allowing the story of Jesus and the birth of Christianity to truly come alive.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781585426775
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/16/2008
Series: The Tarcher Cornerstone Editions Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 826,036
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 - 14 Years

About the Author

The American Bible Society is an interdenominational, non-profit, donor-supported ministry whose mission is to make accurate and affordable translations of the Bible available to everyone. Founded in New York City in 1816, ABS is dedicated to presenting the Bible in compelling ways so that people can experience life in its fullness through faith in Jesus Christ. ABS is responsible for a number of "firsts": the first Bibles provided to the U.S. military in 1817, the first pocket Bibles for soldiers during the Civil War, and the first Bibles in hotels. The society extends its outreach internationally through the United Bible Societies (UBS), a fellowship of 126 international groups, and was instrumental in founding this global fellowship in the interest of efficiency and making a greater impact. In 1999 alone, more than 63 million copies of the Society's publications were distributed throughout the United States and the world.

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