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About "Message/Kjv Parallel Book of Proverbs"
NavPress celebrates the anniversaries of the KJV and The Message with the book of Proverbs presented in both versions.
Today, the King James Version is viewed as a cornerstone of the church, Western culture, and the development of the English language.
To celebrate the KJV's 400th anniversary and the tenth anniversary of The Message, this parallel Bible presents the book of Proverbs in both versions.
Read the verses both ways to appreciate the language of James 1's court and the contemporary speech of today.
Meet the Author
Eugene H Peterson
Dr. Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, author, and poet. He has written nearly thirty influential books including, Praying with the Psalms; Praying with Jesus; Reversed Thunder; Leap Over a Wall; Run with the Horses and Answering God , but he is best known for The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language a contemporary paraphrase of the Bible.
Eugene Peterson was educated at Seattle Pacific University, New York Theological Seminary, and Johns Hopkins University, and in 1962, Peterson became founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for 29 years before retiring. He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia retiring in 2002.
His most recent publications have been the Spiritual Theology Series including Eat this Book; Christ Dances in a Thousand Places; The Word Made Flesh; The Jesus Way and the fifth volume Practising Resurrection.
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