The Heart of Christianity

The Heart of Christianity


World-renowned Jesus scholar Marcus J. Borg shows how we can live passionately as Christians in today's world by practicing the vital elements of Christian faith.

For the millions of people who have turned away from many traditional beliefs about God, Jesus, and the Bible, but still long for a relevant, nourishing faith, Borg shows why the Christian life can remain a transforming relationship with God. Emphasizing the critical role of daily practice in living the Christian life, he explores how prayer, worship, Sabbath, pilgrimage, and more can be experienced as authentically life-giving practices.

Borg reclaims terms and ideas once thought to be the sole province of evangelicals and fundamentalists: he shows that terms such as "born again" have real meaning for all Christians; that the "Kingdom of God" is not a bulwark against secularism but is a means of transforming society into a world that values justice and love; and that the Christian life is essentially about opening one's heart to God and to others.

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  • Chapter 001
    Duration: 09min
  • Chapter 002
    Duration: 44min
  • Chapter 003
    Duration: 40min
  • Chapter 004
    Duration: 38min
  • Chapter 005
    Duration: 41min
  • Chapter 006
    Duration: 45min
  • Chapter 007
    Duration: 48min
  • Chapter 008
    Duration: 47min
  • Chapter 009
    Duration: 32min
  • Chapter 010
    Duration: 46min
  • Chapter 011
    Duration: 42min
  • Chapter 012
    Duration: 41min
  • sample
    Duration: 01min