The God We Never Knew

Beyond Dogmatic Religion to a More Authentic Contemporary Faith

by Marcus J. Borg

On Sale: 05/19/2015

The God We Never Knew

Beyond Dogmatic Religion to a More Authentic Contemporary Faith

by Marcus J. Borg

On Sale: 05/19/2015

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About the Book

How to have faith—or even think about God—without having to stifle modern rational thought is one of the most vital challenges facing many of us today. Marcus J. Borg, author of the bestselling Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, traces his personal spiritual journey to the discovery of an authentic yet fully contemporary understanding of God. In a compelling, readable way, he leads us from the distant, authoritarian God of our childhood to an equally powerful, dynamic adult image of God—"the beyond in our midst," the life spirit that is within us and all around us—that reconciles faith with science, history, critical thinking, and religious pluralism.

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Critical Praise

The God We Never Knew will appeal to unbelieving seekers and fainthearted believers, but it also has riches for those who think their faith is secure.” - Robert N. Bellah, author of Habits of the Heart

“Writing clearly, summarizing some of the best contemporary theology in non-technical language, Borg continues to speak to, and to challenge, the widest possible audience.” - Publishers Weekly

“Borg does what few scholars on religion seem capable of doing: he has digested an immense amount of difficult, often conflicting religious ideas and written a clear, coherent, and highly readable theological work that satisfies the mind and the soul.” - Oregonian

“In this trenchant theological work, Borg challenges us to re-imagine God, spiritual practice, justice, and salvation. It is a subtle, flexible, intelligent, and mature reframing of Christianity for this age of heated-up religious pluralism.” - Spirituality & Practice

“A breath of fresh air, a liberating book for Jews and Christians alike.” - Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

“[P]ersuasive and inspiriting.” - Frederick Buechner

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780060610357
  • ISBN 10: 0060610352
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 05/19/2015
  • Pages: 192
  • List Price:18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : RELIGION / Spirituality

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