The Four Gospels

The Pocket Canons Edition

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Four lives of Jesus, in their King James versions, with modern introductions by A.N. Wilson, Nick Cave, Richard Holloway and Blake Morrison

Encouraging the reading of the Bible as literature rather than doctrine, the four central gospels are presented here in the beauty of the Authorised King James Version, with four fresh, modern introductions.

The revelatory essays, by A.N. Wilson, Nick Cave, Richard Holloway and Blake Morrison, were commissioned for the groundbreaking Pocket Canons series. They offer piercing, moving and highly
personal responses to the most influential story of the last two thousand years: the life of Jesus Christ.

Including:

A.N. Wilson on The Gospel According to Matthew

Nick Cave on The Gospel According to Mark

Richard Holloway on The Gospel According to Luke

Blake Morrison on The Gospel According to John

and the Authorised King James Version of all four Gospels


“The most radical repackaging of the Bible for decades - brilliantly simple.”
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“Overwhelmingly, these introductions kindle a desire to look at the original texts with fresheyes … A remarkable literary and spiritual achievement.”
observer

“Illuminating … Very worthwhile.”
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