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Eugene Peterson talks about “The Message”

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Eugene Peterson recently had the opportunity to chat with veteran religion blogger from the Religion News Service, Jana Reiss candidly about his writings which are highly regarding by many.

Eugene Peterson rarely does interviews. I have heard that he once turned down the opportunity to hang out with Bono — Bono! — because he was busy with a writing deadline. So it’s a huge honor that he agreed to talk with me about the new edition of his Bible translation The Message, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. Today he talks about The Message Study Bible, and next Tuesday I’ll feature our conversation about his writing career and habits, his recent memoir The Pastor, and his passion for storytelling.

You can read the entire article here: Religion News