Eugene H. Peterson, translator of The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language, was professor emeritus of spiritual theology at Regent College, British Columbia, and the author of more than thirty books. He earned his master's degree in Semitic languages from Johns Hopkins University. He also held several honorary doctoral degrees. Peterson was the founding pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he served for twenty-nine years before retiring in 1991. Rev. Peterson died in October 2018. He is survived by his wife, Jan, who lives in Montana.
An audio Bible that penetrates our hearts and minds, transforming us day by day into the person God desires us to be. Written in the same kind of language you use to talk with friends, write letters, and discuss politics, The Message preserves the au... SEE MORE