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February 3, 2008 Guest Eugene Peterson
Program: Alphabet of Faith

Eugene H. Peterson
, author of The Message, was ordained in the United Presbyterian Church, USA, in 1958. He has authored more than twenty books, including A Long Obedience in the Same Direction, The Contemplative Pastor, and Leap Over a Wall, and developed the popular The Message paraphrase of the Bible.

He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Peterson founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland, where he was the pastor for twenty-nine years. He now lives with his wife, Jan, in Montana. They have three children and six grandchildren.


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