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Eugene H. Peterson
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Eugene Peterson speaking in Seattle, 2009.
Born (1932-11-06)November 6, 1932
Died October 22, 2018(2018-10-22) (aged 85)
Education B.A. Seattle Pacific University
S.T.B. New York Theological Seminary
M.A. Johns Hopkins University
Notable work
The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language

Eugene H. Peterson (November 6, 1932 – October 22, 2018) was an American-born clergyman, scholar, author, and poet. He wrote over thirty books, including Gold Medallion Book Award winner The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language (Navpress Publishing Group, 2002), a paraphrase of the Bible.

Peterson, suffering from Alzheimer's disease, died on October 22, 2018 in Lakeside, Montana from congestive heart failure at the age of 85.

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