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A Burning in My Bones

The Authorized Biography of Eugene Peterson, Translator of The Message

Winn Collier

About A Burning in My Bones

This essential authorized biography offers unique insights into the experiences and spiritual convictions that shaped the unforgettable life of Eugene Peterson, iconic American pastor and beloved translator of bestselling Bible paraphrase The Message.

For millions of Christians, Eugene Peterson's trusted voice provided honesty, joy, and peace amid the cacophony of modern faith, beautifully showing what it means to live in faithful presence with God. But less well known is his story: how the son of a small-town Montana butcher became known as "America's Pastor," a quiet force whose ministry and writing touched hearts from Montana to the White House.

In this authorized biography, pastor and writer Winn Collier artfully sketches the scope of Peterson's remarkable life, from his childhood in the wilds of the American West, through the shaping influences on his faith and biblical study, to his personal struggles and deep, overcoming faith. Drawing on his years-long friendship with Eugene and exclusive access to his journals, letters, photographs, and family lore, Collier's work is broad in scope and fascinating in subject--an inspiring portrait of an unforgettable spiritual life. Warm, fascinating, and uniquely inspirational, A Burning in My Bones is the authoritative and comprehensive story of this wise, humble, and influential man.

About Winn Collier

Winn Collier is the author of multiple books, including Restless Faith and Holy Curiosity. He has written for The Washington Post, Leadership Journal, Preaching Today, In Touch, Christianity Today, RELEVANT, and numerous other outlets. Winn holds a PhD from the University of Virginia. The pastor of All Souls Charlottesville, he also directs The Genesis Project, a collective dedicated to one of our simplest, noblest human acts: friendship. Winn, his wife, and their two sons live in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Product Details

240 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Oct 6, 2020

Trim Size: 6 x 9

Carton Quantity: 12