Believing again

Marcus Borg has emerged as the Jesus Seminar scholar with the keenest theological sensibility and the most accurate read of the pulse of old-line U.S. Protestantism. His most recent book is a winsome, accessible, pastoral offering aimed at “making sense” out of Christianity for those who have been wounded or at least put off by the stereotypical absolutist, literalistic and moralistic church faith. Borg’s audience is that large population of churchpeople who are either so disaffected that they have left the church or who continue to come around but are profoundly alienated by what they sense in the church.

 

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