Named one of the top 10 religion stories of 2011 by the Religion Newswriters Association! The completed Common English Bible was crafted by 118 leading biblical scholars from 22 denominations and thoroughly field tested by 77 readings groups. "Goes far toward creating a plain English version,"---Library Journal. 1504 pages, 5.5" x 8.5" hardcover.
The Common English Bible is not simply a revision or update of an existing translation. It is a bold new translation designed to meet the needs of Christians as they work to build a strong and meaningful relationship with God through Jesus Christ. The Common English Bible is committed to the whole church of Jesus Christ. To achieve this, the CEB represents the work of a diverse team with broad scholarship, including the work of over 115 scholars - men and women from 22 faith traditions in American, African, Asian, European, and Latino communities. As a result, the English translation of ancient words has an uncommon relevance for a broad audience of Bible readers - from children to scholars.
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