Marcus Borg and N.T. Wright have written more than just an introduction or a summary to the Historical Jesus Debate.
Finally, after presenting their best arguments and conclusion, they leave it to the reader to explore the strength of each.
This book presents a very respectful and articulate debate between two of the most accessible theologians writing today.
We are using the book in a church-based book club. The response from the members has been very good but one must keep in mind that the membership tends to be decidedly liberal. Read morePublished 13 days ago by P. David Searles
An excellent book on a contemporary and relevant topic by two accomplished thinkers and authors. Everyone interested in the NEw Testament would benefit from this discussion.Published 18 days ago by Robert Ireland
Fascinating justaposition of views. Our class had great discussions on it, and grew to appreciate the perspectives of both authors.Published 1 month ago by Verner K. Forrister
I have been and continue to be a fan of Marcus Borg. He and his friend, N. T. Wright have written a book in which Borg, the liberal and Wright, the more traditional scholar give... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ernest G. Barr
We read this book as a group at church. Most people found it stimulating and challenging. I particularly like Borg's writing. Read morePublished 4 months ago by JudyC
Each author had a unique and well thought out look at different issues about Jesus such as: the resurrection, virgin birth, authentic sayings, and the Christian life. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Kostelka
This was the most personally helpful thing about Jesus I have ever read ... It helped me to continue shaping my own beliefs, was supportive of the views I already held, & deepened... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Catherine G. Adams