With millions of copies in print since its first publication, J.B. Phillips' The New Testament in Modern English, the first major 20th Century interpretation of the New Testament—recently updated—remains a fresh and accurate account of the greatest story ever told. This is an authoritative, classic translation from the latest and best Greek text published by the United Bible Societies, recognized by many scholars of all denominations as the best source available.
An enduring scriptural treasure and a classic of Christian literature, this modern translation is a beautiful and true rendering of the New Testament.
Written in 1958, The New Testament in Modern English is one of the most dynamic and lively translations to ever appear in print. Phillips’ rendering of Holy Scripture into contemporary English is accessible and powerful to a modern audience. Easy to read and remarkable in its passionate depictions of Jesus and the Apostles, this book is a classic work of Christian literature perfect for anyone looking to supplement their understanding of the Bible and enrich their spiritual life.
J.B. Phillips died in 1983. A canon of the Anglican church, his works include The Newborn Christian and his highly acclaimed translation The New Testament in Modern English.