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Bibil Identifier bibil:212763
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Reading the Bible again with Marcus Borg
Author Schutte, P.J.W. (Flip)
Journal HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies (Volume: 60, Issue: 1-2)
Year (Publication) 2004
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2004
Year (Copyright) 2004
Year (Reference) 2004
Language English
Pages 411-429 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article focuses on Marcus J Borg’s book “Reading the Bible again for the first time” with the all important subtitle “Taking the Bible seriously but not literally.” He offers a new understanding of Scripture that respects both tradition and reality, blending biblical scholarship with a concern for authentic faith. This article presents a synopsis of the contents of Borg’s book, together with remarks, additions and even includes contradictory viewpoints from other contemporary scholars, which are being included not with the purpose of taking sides, but to stimulate conversation on Bible reading, a burning issue of our times.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Reader
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