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User Review  - Philip Tutt -

The author of this book is an academic, and a member of the so-called "Jesus Seminar". One has the impression that he is attempting to reach beyond the severely impoverished picture of Jesus which the ... Read full review

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User Review  - DubiousDisciple - LibraryThing

I read this little book several years back, and wanted to make sure it isn’t forgotten. Marcus Borg is one of my favorite writers, and this is what I’ve always considered his “coming out” book. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - JRexV - LibraryThing

Powerful book. Insightful and realistic look at who Jesus was and who Jesus has become. Promotes the value and liberation of considering a metaphorical understanding of the story of Jesus Read full review

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User Review  - the_awesome_opossum - LibraryThing

Marcus Borg is one of the most influential Jesus scholars we have today. His characterization of Jesus is a "spirit person," one who's especially in touch with the divine and connects the power of God ... Read full review

User Review  - Paul Browne -

This book is not for those who wish to believe in a literal Bible, it is for those believers who have questions about what Jesus taught to His early followers, what would bring out thousands of ... Read full review

User Review  - Dee -

This book brought me back into the Church in a meaningful way. It accurately described my experience (and perhaps the experiences of others in my generation's cohort) and it provides an understandable ... Read full review

User Review  - Cindy -

As a Biblical Christian, I found this book extremely offensive. Mr. Borge seems determined to discredit the Gospels and replaces it with his own version of how Jesus' life and death logically should ... Read full review

User Review  - Robert Easter -

Borg is a leading member of a group of arch-skeptics known as "the Jesus Seminar" which claims that the only record, if any, we have that such a person as Jesus ever existing are the words, "give to ... Read full review

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User Review  - j.m.c. - LibraryThing

Clear writer & thinker. I disagree with his assumptions about what could and could not have happened historically and about who Jesus was and is. Read full review

Review: Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time: The Historical Jesus and the Heart of Contemporary Faith

User Review  - Lazidaisical - Goodreads

Gonna re-read this soon. First read it when I was 17, around the time my mom was dying of cancer. Having been raised Catholic, I was understandably upset with and confused by Jesus (whom many ... Read full review

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