Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What it Means to Be Christian: A 5-Session Study

Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What it Means to Be Christian: A 5-Session Study

by Marcus J. Borg
     
 

Author and Bible scholar Marcus Borg invites us to join him in revisiting Christianity's most fundamental questions: Who is God? What does salvation mean? What place does Jesus hold in contemporary Christian faith? In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus in dialogue with a small, diverse group of…  See more details below

Overview

Author and Bible scholar Marcus Borg invites us to join him in revisiting Christianity's most fundamental questions: Who is God? What does salvation mean? What place does Jesus hold in contemporary Christian faith? In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly -- and sometimes painfully -- confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers. Each session includes a 10-minute presentation by Marcus Borg followed by interaction with the group. The program print resources are designed to help your small group "join the dialogue" in your own setting.

Thestudy addresses fundamental questions that adults struggle with as faith matures. It can be used as a resource for personal reflection as well as small group experience.

The five sessions include:

• God

• Jesus

• Salvation

• Community

• Practice

Participant Workbook — contains all the material needed for use by class participants as well as notes for the class leader to facilitate each session; leadership can be shared among members of the group.

SOLD SEPARATELY. Packaged DVD Contains the video for the five sessions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606740576
Publisher:
Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
61
Sales rank:
577,843
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Marcus J. Borg is canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Oregon, and Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture, emeritus, at Oregon State University. A Fellow of the Jesus Seminar, he has been national chair of the Historical Jesus section of the Society of Biblical Literature and is the author of the bestselling books "Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time", "The Heart of Christianity", "Reading the Bible Again for the First Time", "The God We Never Knew", "Jesus", and "Speaking Christian".

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