Eugene H. Peterson

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Eugene H. Peterson
Eugene Peterson speaking in Seattle, 2009.
Born(1932-11-06)November 6, 1932
DiedOctober 22, 2018(2018-10-22) (aged 85)
EducationB.A. Seattle Pacific University
S.T.B. New York Theological Seminary
M.A. Johns Hopkins University
Notable workThe Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language

Eugene H. Peterson (November 6, 1932 – October 22, 2018) was an American-born clergyman, scholar, author, and poet. He wrote over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language[1] (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), a paraphrase of the Bible.[2]

Peterson, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, died on October 22, 2018 in Lakeside, Montana from congestive heart failure at the age of 85.[3]

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  1. 2006 Gold Medallion Book Awards Winners - Bibles category
  2. "Introduction to the New Testament, from The Message". Retrieved 2008-06-03.
  3. "Eugene Peterson Is Now Living the Resurrection". 22 October 2018. Retrieved 22 October 2018.

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