Marcus Borg

Marcus Borg

Dr. Marcus Borg is the Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University. He has been national chair of the Historical Jesus Section of the Society of Biblical Literature, co-chair of its International New Testament Program Committee, and president of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars. His books have been translated into seven languages, and he has lectured widely throughout North America, including the Chautauqua and Smithsonian Institutions, and overseas.

Selected Bibliography:
The Last Week
The Heart of Christianity
Jesus: Uncovering the Life, Teachings, and Relevance of a Religious Revolutionary
Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time
Reading the Bible Again for the First Time

Articles by this Author

How can Christians accept Christianity as the way to God and still give credence to the truth of other religions?

What is the significance of the cross and the crucifixion of Jesus?

What is faith?

Taking Jesus Seriously

Jesus and the Christian Life

How can I know the truth about Christianity if I question the Bible's status as the literal Word of God?

Is it necessary to be a part of a religious community in order to fully experience a relationship with God?

Faith: A Journey of Trust

The Character of God

Listening for the Voice of God

Trusting Radically

The Intersection of our Political and Spiritual Lives

Why not emphasize the afterlife as the best reason for becoming a Christian?

What is the meaning and purpose of Ash Wednesday?

The Gospel of Mark

I am uncomfortable with some of the doctrines professed in organized religion. Is believing certain creeds really what Christianity is all about?

Moving Beyond Self-Judgment

What is the heart of Christianity?