"Imagine that Christianity is about loving God. Imagine that it's not about the self and its concerns, about 'what's in it for me, ' whether that be a blessed afterlife or prosperity in this life. Imagine that loving God is about being attentive to the one in whom we live and move and have our being. Imagine that it is about becoming more and more deeply centered in God. Imagine that it is about loving what God loves. How would that change our lives?"--from Convictions
Marcus J. Borg, preeminent theologian and Bible scholar, reflects on his life and how he developed his most bedrock convictions--and why they matter. The result is a manifesto for all progressive Christians who seek the best path for following Jesus today.
A Manifesto for Progressive Christians"Conveys an overall message that is both simple and urgently needed: Change is a good and natural part of Christian life."--Read the Spirit