Convictions

Convictions

How I Learned What Matters Most

Book - 2014 | FIRST EDITION
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"On the occasion of his 70th birthday ... Borg shares his 'convictions' about Christianity and America, contending that they are both at their best when they focus on hope and transformation, and shares his thoughts on how American Christians can return to what matters most"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, [2014]
Edition: FIRST EDITION
ISBN: 9780062269973
0062269976
Branch Call Number: 230 Borg
Characteristics: xii, 241 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Context matters
Faith is a journey
God is real and is a mystery
Salvation is more about this life than an afterlife
Jesus is the norm of the Bible
The Bible can be true without being literally true
Jesus's death on the cross matters
but not because he paid for our sins
The Bible is political
God is passionate about justice and the poor
Christians are called to peace and nonviolence
To love God is to life like God

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Mar 24, 2015

Borg's personal story is a wonderful guide to and through progressive Christianity.

While reading reviews last week I was sad to discover that Marcus Borg died on Jan. 21, 2015.

This was the 6th book of his that I've read and I look forward to reading others that he has written.

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