A BURNING IN MY BONES: THE AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF EUGENE PETERSON, TRANSLATOR OF THE MESSAGE – WINN COLLIER. RRP £17.99.
This essential authorized biography of Eugene Peterson offers unique insights into the experiences and spiritual convictions of the iconic American pastor and beloved translator of The Message.
Encounter the multifaceted life of one of the most influential and creative pastors of the past half century with unforgettable stories of his lifelong devotion to his craft and love of language, the influences and experiences that shaped his unquenchable faith, the inspiration for his decision to translate The Message, and his success and struggles as a pastor, husband, and father.
Author Winn Collier was given exclusive access to Eugene and his materials for the production of this landmark work. Drawing from his friendship and expansive view of Peterson's life, Collier offers an intimate look into a rare, remarkable life that is at once artful, sacred, and earthy.
For Eugene, the gifts of life were inexhaustible: the glint of fading light over the lake, a kiss from Jan, a good joke, a bowl of butter pecan ice cream. As you enter into his story, you'll find yourself doing the same - noticing how the most ordinary things shimmer with a new and unexpected beauty.
Warm, fascinating, and uniquely inspirational, this authoritative and comprehensive story of Eugene Peterson will help you discover the man behind The Message.
- Authorized biography of Eugene Peterson
- Draws on exclusive access to many years of private correspondence as well as hours and hours of exclusive interviews with Eugene
- Reveals Eugene’s rich theology, love of language and pastoral insights
- Photo insert included
- Perfect reading for anyone who loves The Message
- Ideal for anyone who loves biographies
Author bio: WINN COLLIER is the author of multiple books and has written for The Washington Post and Christianity Today. The pastor of All Souls Charlottesville, he also directs The Genesis Project, a collective dedicated to one of our simplest, noblest human acts: friendship.