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11 July 2008

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Jesus for Quakers - preview
JESUS – uncovering the life, teachings, and relevance of a religious revolutionary by Marcus Borg
  • Harper
  • ISBN: 978 0060594 45 9
  • Price: £10


  • Marcus Borg is perhaps the best known scholar among Quakers in Britain of the American 'Jesus Seminar'
  • Best-selling books by him include The Heart of Christianity and Meeting Jesus again for the first time


  • His latest book is the one that I think is most likely to get a wide spectrum of British Quakers re-engaged with Jesus
  • It is well written – not at all 'heavy' – and just so in tune with Quaker attitudes

  • Michael Wright

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