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.
I recommend this book for anyone sympathetic to Christianity who is sincerely interested in the Historical Jesus debate.
Borg is a liberal thinker and Bishop Wright is conventional Church of England. It is nice to read the opinions of both and to witness how well the two of them relate to each other. Read morePublished 1 month ago by F. A. Blount
I expected a much wider difference of beliefs between the two authors.Published 1 month ago by D. Ray Frisby
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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Ernest G. Barr