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The New Testament: A Translation


by David Bentley Hart

In his new edition of the critically acclaimed translation, David Bentley Hart refreshes the text as well as adding a new preface that introduces the book.

  • Looking for a way to experience scripture?

  • David Bentley Hart updated his startling translation of the New Testament

  • This second edition features hundreds of changes and a new preface

  • Author

    David Bentley Hart

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  • Publisher

    Yale University Press

  • Published

    March 2023

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The New Testament: A Translation

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The second edition of David Bentley Hart’s critically acclaimed New Testament translation

David Bentley Hart’s translation of the New Testament, first published in 2017, was hailed as a “remarkable feat” and as a “strange, disconcerting, radical version of a strange, disconcerting manifesto of profoundly radical values.” In this second edition, which includes a powerful new preface and more than a thousand changes to the text, Hart’s purpose remains the same: to render the original Greek texts faithfully, free of doctrine and theology, awakening readers to the uncanniness that often lies hidden beneath doctrinal layers.

Through his startling translation, with its raw, unfinished quality, Hart reveals a world conceptually quite unlike our own. “It was a world,” he writes, “in which the heavens above were occupied by celestial spiritual potentates of questionable character, in which angels ruled the nations of the earth as local gods, in which demons prowled the empty places, . . . and in which the entire cosmos was for many an eternal divine order and for many others a darkened prison house.” He challenges readers to imagine it anew: a God who reigned on high, appearing in the form of a slave and dying as a criminal, only then to be raised up and revealed as the Lord of all things.


  • Author

    David Bentley Hart

  • Book Format


  • Publisher

    Yale University Press

  • Published

    March 2023

  • Weight


  • Dimensions

    156 x 235 x 15 mm

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  • Author/Creator: David Bentley Hart

  • ISBN: 9780300265705

  • Publisher: Yale University Press

  • Release Date: March 2023

  • Weight: 666g

  • Dimensions: 156 x 235 x 15 mm

  • Eden Code: 5706253

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