Marcus J. Borg is canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, and was Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University. Described by the New York Times as "a leading figure in his generation of Jesus scholars," he has appeared on NBC's The Today Show and Dateline, ABC's World News, and NPR's Fresh Air. He is the author of the bestselling books Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, The Heart of Christianity, Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, The God We Never Knew, Jesus, Speaking Christian, and The Evolution of the Word. His blog appears on the Progressive Christian Channel of Patheos.com.
Borg is always so informative and writes in a manner that conveys a lost of solid academic work in a way a lay person can understand. Read morePublished 3 months ago by xmorg
Borg tries to persuade his readers that the historical Jesus is not faith based Jesus and upon completion of the novel, I was horrified by the argument being presented. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William Searfoss
I was disgusted by Mr. Borg's book and threw it into the trash!
I cannot believe so many people have given this book good reviews.
Although Mr. Read more
It is a great, interesting, informative book that enlightens you on how things were when Jesus was on earth, the customs, the Laws, traditions, who was in control in that time... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ernest W. Riedel
I'm reading this now, and I find Dr. Borg's arguments clear and eloquent. I'm only about 1/3 through the book, but I find it quite elevating.Published 5 months ago by Paul
The book is well researched, but it is complicated and hard to follow, unless you're a real Bible scholar. We read it as a Sunday School class, and many of us struggled wih it.Published 5 months ago by local church
Marcus Borg makes us think. I only gave it a 4 because I have to look up a lot of words. Of the "Progressive Christian" writers, his makes the most sense.Published 6 months ago by R. E. Dilley