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Speaking Christian : why Christian words have lost their meaning and power-- and how they can be restored

Author: Marcus J Borg
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Asserts that a failure to understand Christian words and phrases has lead to the religion losing much of its meaning, and offers a path back to a true understanding of Christianity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus J Borg
ISBN: 0061976555 9780061976551
OCLC Number: 641532449
Description: viii, 248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Speaking Christian --
Beyond literalism --
Salvation --
The Bible --
God --
God's character --
Jesus --
The death of Jesus --
Easter --
Believing and faith --
Mercy --
Righteousness --
Sin --
Forgiveness and repentance --
John 3:16 --
Born again --
The only way --
The ascension --
Pentecost --
The rapture and the second coming --
Heaven --
The creeds and the Trinity --
The Lord's Supper --
The Lord's prayer --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Marcus J. Borg.
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Asserts that a failure to understand Christian words and phrases has lead to the religion losing much of its meaning, and offers a path back to a true understanding of Christianity.

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