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Reading the Bible Again For the First Time: Taking the Bible Seriously But Not Literally

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Reading the Bible Again For the First Time: Taking the Bible Seriously But Not Literally

In many ways this book has the feel of a history of social and political protest in the ancient world. Borg's emphasis on what he refers to as 'opposition to systems of domination' is repeated often and he points out in his chapter on Paul that Christianity is the only ...
In many ways this book has the feel of a history of social and political protest in the ancient world. Borg's emphasis on what he refers to as 'opposition to systems of domination' is repeated often and he points out in his chapter on Paul that Christianity is the only major religion whose two most influential personalities were put to death by established authority. The clear implication then is that the messages of Jesus and Paul may be very threatening to systems of domination.

posted by Anonymous on July 2, 2002

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Incomplete

The Nook version has no endnotes available. I have read this as a paper version and assumed the endnotes woukd be there when I purchased the Nook edition. What a disappointment!

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