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Not Wild For This

Advantages: A couple of points were personally relateable
Disadvantages: Doesn't seem to relate well to modern British culture

Having recently read Dave Hopwood’s “The Bloke’s Bible”, which put a bloke’s spin on the Bible in general, I came across John Eldredge’s “Wild at Heart”. This is a book which aims to restore the masculinity to Christian men, which he says has been taken ...

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Not Wild For This Either

Advantages: A bit wider in scope that his original book
Disadvantages: Doesn't relate well to modern living

...I recently read John Eldredge’s “Wild At Heart” and wasn’t terribly impressed. Normally, this would have prevented me from reading any follow up, but I had borrowed both books from a friend and I couldn’t return a book without reading it. This is the on ...

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Review of The Way of the Wild Heart - John Eldredge

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Stories ancient and modern...

Advantages: Doesn't patronise, is a mostly accurate translation
Disadvantages: Americanised, some other minor issues covered in the review

Here is the second bible on the list - aren't you just thrilled to hear the outcome? If it helps - it wasn't half as bad as the last one...and so we come to 'The Message', which has a similar aim, if not style, to 'The Word on the Street'. (Background by ...

Secre 06.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Message - Eugene Peterson

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A somewhat distorted Message.

Advantages: Easy to read.
Disadvantages: Not the full account.

This review is on The Message Bible, which is a contemporary version of the Bible as we know it. However, it is also one of many modern translations of the Bible - but this is one that I have yet to really fully get on with, as I am sure we shall soon see ...

dynamicnurse 22.07.2012 · Read full review
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A Message For Our Times

Advantages: Easy to read and understand
Disadvantages: Difficult to refer to a particular passage as individual verses are not annotated

I bought my copy of The Message shortly after it was first published in the UK in 1993. The version I have is headlined as "The New Testament in Contemporary Language", and it encompasses all 27 books of the New Testament. This version is laid out li ...

Valliann 28.10.2004 · Read full review
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