'Undoubtedly the most readable accurate translation of the Bible currently in English.' (The Rev. Dr Michael Green, Advisor in Evangelism t )
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'Over the past 21 years the NIV has established itself as one of the most widely used and appreciated modern versions of the Bible. The quality of its translation richly deserves this wide recognition and I hope that it will continue to be of equal benefit to many more people in the years to come.' (The Most Revd and Right Honourable The Lord Archbi )
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About the Author
Published over 21 years ago, the NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION has become the world's best-selling contemporary Bible translation. More than 100 scholars worked for 15 years to complete it. Their main concern is that the NIV is faithful to the original languages while producing a clear, beautifully written and dignified translation suitable for private and public use.
Sarah Finch is a founder-member of the Riding Lights Theatre Company, based in York. She has played a number of leading roles in Shakespeare and on BBC Television.