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In this engaging new paraphrase of the Bible, author, actor, and performer Rob Lacey reworks biblical metaphors, situations, and speech patterns into the language of the city to create a powerful impact on the modern urban reader. He uses the MTV dialect of today's culture to create a new and original look at what may be over-familiar stories and teachings. Through its modern style, the street bible is an accessible and exciting introduction to the Bible for the uninitiated reader, and a fresh perspective for the church community.
A sample from Romans 7 reads, "So what'll we say then? Are the Ten Written Rules wicked? No! We'd never have known what 'wicked' was unless the rules had been published and circulated. Rule 6 says: 'Don't drool over what's not yours, ' but of course, my dark side takes its cue from this and what happens? I'm gagging for stuff that's not mine and never should be."
An engaging new translation of the Bible into the language of the city. Rob Lacey reworks the metaphors, situations, and speech patterns of the Bible to create a real impact on the modern, urban reader.