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A Glasgow Bible: Stories from the Old Testament and the New Testament lovingly captured in the lively and colourful Glasgow dialect. Acclaimed as ‘the Scottish publishing event of the year’ (Evening Times) and a ‘work of love’ (The Herald) when it was first published in 1997. An elder in the Church of Scotland, Jamie Stuart has spent much of his last few years putting the Scriptures into the Scots vernacular. A Glasgow Bible is compiled from new material taken from the Auld Testament, plus the complete Glasgow Gospel, re-edited to maintain its fresh and lively idiom. Here's a sample of the text:
In the beginnin
It wis a lang time ago, right enough – thoosans an thoosans o years since. There wis nuthin whaur the earth is the noo – absolutely nuthin at aw.
‘Weel noo,’ God says tae himsel wan day, ‘I’ll fix a wee bit dod o land – doon there.’
So, tae start wi, God ordered up some light tae brek oot ower the darkness. .....
Paperback - 158 pages
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