Embracing an Adult Faith | Marcus Borg on What It Means to Be Christian
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Author and Bible scholar Marcus Borg invites us to join him in revisiting Christianity's most fundamental questions: Who is God? What does salvation mean? What place does Jesus hold in contemporary Christian faith? In Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What It Means to Be Christian, a faith-formation resource, you will enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly -- and sometimes painfully -- confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers. Borg helps you to address the fundamental questions that you struggle with as your faith matures. Embracing an Adult Faith can be used as a resource for personal reflection as well as a small group experience.
ABOUT THE Embracing SERIES
Each of the "Embracing" units begins with a five DVD session video, a 10-15 minute presentation by Tim Scorer followed by filmed interaction with a diverse small group of adults. The Participant's Workbook then helps your own local small group "join the conversation." It includes all study materials need by participants and those who lead. Each participant will need one copy. The Embracing Series is ideal for adult and young-adult small groups, Christian educators, clergy, chaplains and campus ministries.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Marcus J. Borg is Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. Internationally known in both academic and church circles as a biblical and Jesus scholar, he was Hundere Chair of Religion and Culture in the Philosophy Department at Oregon State University until his retirement in 2007. He is the author of nineteen books, including Jesus: A New Vision; Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time; Reading the Bible Again for the First Time; and The Heart of Christianity. His newest books are Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary, a New York Times Best-Seller; Conversations with Scripture: Mark; and three books co-authored with John Dominic Crossan: The Last Week, The First Christmas, and The First Paul.
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