Jesus, a New Vision Spirit, Culture, and the Life of Discipleship

ISBN-10: 0060608145
ISBN-13: 9780060608149
Edition: Reprint 
Authors: Marcus J. Borg
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Description: From top Jesus expert Marcus Borg, a completely updated and revised version of his vision of Jesus -- as charismatic healer, sage, and prophet, a man living in the power of the spirit and dedicated to radical social change. Fully revised and  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/10/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

From top Jesus expert Marcus Borg, a completely updated and revised version of his vision of Jesus -- as charismatic healer, sage, and prophet, a man living in the power of the spirit and dedicated to radical social change. Fully revised and updated, this is Borg's major book on the historial Jesus. He shows how the Gospel portraits of Jesus, historically seen, make sense. Borg takes into account all the recent developments in historical Jesus scholarship, as well as new theories on who Jesus was and how the Gospels reflect that. The original version of this book was published well before popular fascination with the historical Jesus. Now this new version takes advantage of all the research that has gone on since the 80s. The revisions establish it as Borg's big but popular book on Jesus.

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.

Jesus today : telling his story
The gospels : memory and testimony
The gospels : memory, metaphor, and method
The shaping of Jesus : Jewish tradition in an imperial world
The shaping of Jesus : his experience of God
The big picture : the synoptic profile of Jesus
God : God's character and passion
Wisdom : the broad way and the narrow way
Resistance : the kingdom and the domination system
Executed by Rome, vindicated by God
Epilogue : Jesus and American Christianity today

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