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The heart of Christianity : rediscovering a life of faith

Author: Marcus J Borg
Publisher: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the key concepts and values of the Christian faith, exploring how prayer, partaking of the sacraments, and raising Christian children can be life-affirming practices.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus J Borg
ISBN: 0060526769 9780060526764 0060730684 9780060730680
OCLC Number: 52127660
Description: xv, 234 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What does it mean to be Christian today? --
The heart of Christianity in a time of change --
Seeing the Christian tradition again --
Faith: the way of the heart --
The Bible: the heart of the tradition --
God: the heart of reality --
Jesus: the heart of God --
Seeing the Christian life again --
Born again: a new heart --
The kingdom of God: the heart of justice --
Thin places: opening the heart --
Sin and salvation: transforming the heart --
The heart of the matter: practice --
Heart and home: being a Christian in an age of pluralism.
Responsibility: Marcus J. Borg.
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Offers a practical guide to thinking about God, Jesus, the Bible, faith, and Christian practice. This book shows that the useful ingredients of a Christian life - faith, being born again, the kingdom  Read more...

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"Marcus Borg brings expert knowledge, insight, and warmth to this revisiting of Christianity's heart and soul. He makes absolute sense." -- Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul and The Soul's Read more...

 
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