Using the gospel of Mark as their guide, top Jesus scholars Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan join together to reveal a radical and little-known Jesus. Presenting a day-by-day account of Jesus's final week of life, Borg and Crossan introduce a Jesus who is a new moral hero, a more dangerous Jesus than the one enshrined in the church's traditional teachings. Informed and challenged, we meet not only the historical Jesus, but a new Jesus who engages us and inspires us to follow him.
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MARCUS J. BORG is canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, and Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture, emeritus, at Oregon State University. A Fellow of the Jesus Seminar, Borg has been national chair of the Historical Jesus section of the Society of Biblical Literature and is the author of the bestselling books Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, The Heart of Christianity, Jesus, and Speaking Christian. Visit Borg online at www.marcusjborg.com.
John Dominic Crossan,professor emeritus at DePaul University, iswidely regarded as the foremost historicalJesus scholar of our time. He currentlyserves as the president of the Society of BiblicalLiterature. He is the author of severalbestselling books, including The HistoricalJesus; Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography; and,most recently, The Greatest Prayer. Crossanlives in Minneola, Florida.
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Book Description HarperLargePrint, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0061121282