The Gospels

A new translation by Sarah Ruden

Destined to become a definitive edition, an eminently readable new translation of the Gospels from one of today’s most respected exponents of ancient literature, allowing readers from all walks of life to appreciate these important texts with fresh eyes and renewed understanding.

One of Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021.

“Electrifying . . . [Ruden transforms] these most familiar of ancient texts into fresh reading experiences.”—The Christian Science Monitor

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