Books and Articles by Marcus Borg

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Books

The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering a Life of Faith
© 2003, published by HarperSanFransico

Reading the Bible Again for the First Time: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally
© 2001, published by HarperSanFrancisco
Study guide available from Faith Futures Foundation

God at 2000
with Ross Mackenzie
© 2001, published by Morehouse Publishing

Jesus at 2000
© 1998, published by Westview Press

The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions
with N. T. Wright
© 1998, published by HarperSanFrancisco

The God We Never Knew: Beyond Dogmatic Religion to a More Authentic Contemporary Faith
© 1997, published by HarperSanFrancisco

Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: The Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith
© 1994, published by HarperSanFrancisco

Jesus in Contemporary Scholarship
© 1994, published by Trinity Press International

Jesus, A New Vision: Spirit, Culture, and the Life of Discipleship
© 1987, published by HarperSanFrancisco

Conflict, Holiness and Politics in the Teachings of Jesus
© 1984, published by HarperSanFrancisco

Chapter Excerpts

Born Again - A New Heart

An excerpt from chapter 6 of The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering A Life of Faith by Marcus J. Borg.

Reading the Creation Stories Again

Excerpted from Reading the Bible Again for the First Time (HarperSanFrancisco, 2001).

Articles

Me and Jesus: The Journey Home

An autobiographical sketch by Marcus J. Borg. Originally published in The Fourth R, Volume 6, 4; July/August 1993.

How We Imagine God Matters

It's normal to personify God in worship and devotion. But we shouldn't take these personifications literally.

God and the Just Society

Is the Bible a political playbook? Should religion be used to legitimate domination systems?

More articles by Marcus Borg at Beliefnet

Sermons

Faith, Not Belief

A sermon by Marcus J. Borg for the Lenten Noonday Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee on February 24, 2002.

Taking Jesus Seriously

A sermon by Marcus J. Borg for the Lenten Noonday Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee on March 15, 2001.

The Character of God

A sermon by Marcus J. Borg for the Lenten Noonday Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee on March 24, 2000.

Moving Beyond Self-Judgment

A sermon by Marcus J. Borg for the Lenten Noonday Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee on March 23, 2000.

Jesus and the Christian Life

A sermon by Marcus J. Borg for the Lenten Noonday Preaching Series at Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, Tennessee on March 16, 1999.

More sermons by Marcus Borg at ExploreFaith.org