Jesus: The Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary by Marcus J. Borg

Jesus: The Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary

byMarcus J. Borg

Paperback | June 2, 2015

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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.

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Marcus J. Borg (1942–2015) was a pioneering author and teacher whom theNew York Timesdescribed as "a leading figure in his generation of Jesus scholars." He was the Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University and canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, and he appeared on NBC's...

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Title:Jesus: The Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious RevolutionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.81 inPublished:June 2, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061434345

ISBN - 13:9780061434341

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“Borg pours a lifetime of scholarship into this provocative overview of Jesus’s life.”