Discover and understand the beauty and richness of the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John as never before.
Here are the life and teachings of Jesus, as found in the four Gospels of the New Testament--now available in this important new collection with a foreword by best-selling author Phyllis Tickle. These Gospels are the foundation of Christianity, the bedrock of our culture. In them are found the birth of Jesus, his extraordinary life, and the story of his death and triumphant resurrection.
New these beloved Gospels are available in Tarcher's Cornerstone Editions, in the popular Contemporary English Version (CEV) translation from the American Bible Society. The CEV is a serious translation--not a paraphrase--that combines historical and scholarly accuracy with contemporary language that everyone can understand. The result is a reading experience that will resonate with all who read these life-changing Gospels. At last, the four Gospels in a translation that brings new depth and meaning, allowing the story of Jesus and the birth of Christianity to truly come alive.