Faithfulness Is More Important Than Veneration (Back to the Future with the Jewish Jesus)

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Part 2: Progressive Reflections on Traditional Christian Themes I believe that the living God who Christians know through the sacred story of Jesus is far more interested in our faithfulness to the way of Jesus than our worship of Jesus or veneration of his deity. Having the faith of Jesus is more important than what [Read More...]

Two Kinds of Christianity (A Conversation Between Mother and Son)

Marcus Borg introduced his book, The Heart of Christianity: Rediscovering A Life of Faith, by describing “A Tale of Two Paradigms” where he juxaposed the basic elements of “the earlier paradigm” of the Christian tradition and life with what he labled “the emerging paradigm.”  Many of us who promote an emerging paradigm and participate in [Read More...]

The Heart of Progressive Christianity: A Q&A with Marcus Borg

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Marcus Borg is the reason I fell back in love with Jesus. Actually, I had never really fallen out of love with Jesus, because I had never really fallen in love with him in the first place. Yes, I grew up Christian, loved my Church, was confirmed, attended youth group, and had a deep appreciation for God and God’s [Read More...]


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