Marcus J. Borg is Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University and author of the bestselling Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, The Heart of Christianity, Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, The God We Never Knew, and Jesus. He lives in Portland, OR.
"The most helpful thing that Borg has to offer is a contextual
introduction to each of the 27 books of the New Testament . . . An
eminently readable and eye-opening addition to religion shelves, as
well as a new and fascinating way to read the New
"Borg, a prolific biblical scholar, guides the reader into understanding . . . the process by which the biblical material developed. . . . A good guide to the background and content of the New Testament."--Library Journal
In Evolution of the Word, Borg has produced something of great usefulness. Reading the New Testament in the order suggested gives us a new perspective on biblical faith. ...[It] tests and challenges our programmed ways of reading Scripture.... that can enrich our faith awareness.--The United Methodist Reporter