Takes the Bible back from the specialists…nothing short of a blessing, even a miracle! --Peter J. Gomes, author of The Good Book: Reading the Bible With Heart and Mind
This welcome book removes many of the barriers that separate thoughtful people from the wisdom of the Bible. --Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
Provides many excellent metaphorical readings of biblical accounts, which unify the Bible s stories. --Library Journal
About the Author
Marcus J. Borg is Canon Theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon. He was Hundere Chair of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University until his retirement in 2007. Borg is the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling The Heart of Christianity, Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, and the novel Putting Away Childish Things. He was an active member of the Jesus Seminar when it focused on the historical Jesus, and he has been chair of the Historical Jesus section of the Society of Biblical Literature.