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Jesus, a new vision spirit, culture, and the life of discipleship by Marcus J. Borg

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Published by HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.,
  • Jesus Christ -- Significance.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMarcus J. Borg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBT202 .B644 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567720M
ISBN 100060608145
LC Control Number91055090

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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 . But the vision of Jesus as a person of Spirit, deeply involved in the historical crisis of his own time, can shape the church’s discipleship today. For us, as for the world in which he lived, he can be the light in our darkness.” — 1 likes/5.   To put these comments in perspective, "Jesus, A New Vision" (published originally in ), is the third book by Dr. Borg that I have read; thus, I'm clearly a first Borg book I read was "Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time," originally published in -- a book that covers almost the identical terrain as "Jesus, A New Vision."5/5(5). I think "Simply Jesus" is a wonderful and insightful book. N.T. Wright did a great job explaining who Jesus was and did through first-century eyes, then applying what /5.

  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 /5(8). Get this from a library! Jesus, a new vision: spirit, culture, and the life of discipleship.. [Marcus J Borg]. Marcus J. Borg (–) was a pioneering author and teacher whom the New York Times described 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 The Today Show and Dateline, ABC's World News, and NPR Format: Ebook.   The classic work available in paperback for the first time: The Renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright breaks down the barriers that prevent us from fully engaging with the story of Jesus in the Bible to reveal a breathtaking vision of Christ that /5(15).

  Well, not necessarily so, claims New Testament scholar N. T. Wright in his book Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did, and Why He Matters (HarperCollins, ). “Jesus was not simple in his own time and he is not simple now.” (xi) The reason being, our own cultural lenses often color our reading of Jesus in a way that.   In Simply Jesus, bestselling author and leading Bible scholar N.T. Wright summarizes years of modern Biblical scholarship and models how Christians can best retell the story of Jesus a style similar to C.S. Lewis’s popular works, Wright breaks down the barriers that prevent Christians from fully engaging with the story of Jesus. Get this from a library! Jesus, a new vision: spirit, culture, and the life of discipleship. [Marcus J Borg] -- This book attempts in a scholarly and nondogmatic way to say, "This is what the historical Jesus was like, this is what he taught, and this is what his mission was about." It seeks, in short, to. Jesus a New Vision. Home Books Jesus a New Vision. Jesus a New Vision. January 1, by Marcus Borg 0 Category(ies): Books Share now: Where to buy this book. Spirit, Culture, and the life of Discipleship. A thoughtful, well-researched historical portrait of Jesus as charismatic, healer, sage, and prophet–as spiritual, deeply political, and.