The New Testament in JB Phillips’ own translation, bringing home to the modern reader the full force of the original message
The full text and introductions of J B Phillips’ New Testament in Modern English. Originally written for the benefit of his youth group the demands of others led to the publication of this modern English translation.
The language is up to date and forceful, involving today’s reader in the dramatic events and powerful teaching of the New Testament so as to bring home the message of Good News as it was first heard two thousand years ago.
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A twentieth -century classic, J.B. Phillips' translation of the New Testament allows the original meaning of the text to emerge with a thrilling clarity. Jesus speaks in the language of today, and the radiant faith of the early Church is depicted with vigour and freshness.
'I see it as my job to convey the living quality of the New Testament. I want above all to create in my readers the same emotion as the original writings evoked nearly 2,000 years ago.'
J B Phillips was well-known within the Church of England for his commitment to making the message of truth relevant to today’s world
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