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Speaking Christian : why Christian words have lost their meaning and power-- and how they can be restored / Marcus J. Borg.

By: Borg, Marcus J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 248 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0061976555; 9780061976551.Subject(s): Theology, Doctrinal -- Study and teaching | Christian education and language
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.
Summary: 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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BT 77 .B67 2011 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101086990
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-243).

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.

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.

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