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The God We Never Knew: Beyond Dogmatic Religion To A More Authenthic Contemporary Faith

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 31, 2002

    God Is Present Everywhere

    THE GOD WE NEVER KNEW introduces us to a God that we never met during childhood. Most of us as Christians were taught about a supernatural being out there who created the world a long time ago and sometimes intervened - especially during biblical times. After death we might be with Him if we were good on earth and believed the right things. Instead of believing in a supernatural being out there, Borg suggests we will find it more satisfying to be in relationship with a sacred reality right here. God is not the sum total of things. God is more than everything. He is all around us and we are within God. The Christian life is not about beliefs and requirements. It is not about believing in a God out there for the sake of an afterlife later. The Christian life is about entering into a relationship with God as known in Jesus Christ. This is the God who is out there but also right here. This God is real and is the God we never knew. A relationship with this God will prove to be a life-changing experience. Borg shows how this God has really been in the Bible all along but has been largely ignored by mainline Christianity. For anyone struggling with Christian beliefs, THE GOD WE NEVER KNEW may well lead to the start of an unforgettable journey with the sacred.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2000

    Great Book

    This book confims so much I first learned from An Encounter With A Prophet Spirituality is the answer.

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