God at 2000

God at 2000 How Do Your Personal Experiences, Your Study, And Your Faith Perspective Influence The Way You, As An Individual, See God That Was The Question Posed To These Seven Renowned Authors And Scholars Representing A Wide Variety Of Faith Perspectives Karen Armstrong, Diana Eck, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Joan Chittister, Lawrence Kushner, Desmond Tutu, And Marcus Borg Explore The Ways In Which Their Life Experiences Have Shaped Their Personal Understanding Of God Originally Given As Lectures At The God At 2000 Conference In February, 2000, Each Presentation Has Been Rewritten For A Reading Audience Conversation Starters, Based On The Questions Asked At The Conference Itself, Are Included, Making This An Excellent Resource For Small Group Study An Introduction, Written By Marcus Borg, Provides Readers With A Frame Of Reference That Will Help Them Explore The Issues Raised In The Book, And Become Clear About Their Own Personal Understanding Of God. SEVEN SPEAKERS FROM A TELEVISION SYMPOSIUMThe Introduction to this 2000 book states, This book is the result of God at 2000, a nationally televised symposium that took place at Oregon State University in February 2000 It featured seven well known religious thinkers and authors from the three major western religions Karen Armstrong, Marcus Borg, Joan Chittister, Diana Eck, Lawrence Kushner, Seyyed Hossein Hasr, and Desmond Tutu The chapters in this book are not an exact transcript of what SEVEN SPEAKERS FROM A TELEVISION SYMPOSIUMThe Introduction to this 2000 book states, This book is the result of God at 2000, a nationally televised symposium that took place at Oregon State University in February 2000 It featured seven well known religious thinkers and authors from the three major western religions Karen Armstrong, Marcus Borg, Joan Chittister, Diana Eck, Lawrence Kushner, Seyyed Hossein Hasr, and Desmond Tutu The chapters in this book are not an exact transcript of what was said at God at 2000 The speakers had the opportunity to revise their talks for publication The book also includes the question and response session that followed each lecture, a chapter reporting the panel discussion at the end of the event, and a concluding epilogue in which we, as the editors of this volume, share some impressions God at 2
I started this book, put it down for some reason and picked it back up several months later My second attempt found me wondering just why I had failed to finish the book A couple of the authors speakers at the conference from which this book comes left me unimpressed, though, so I didn t finish their chapters However, after deciding that I wanted to complete what I had started, I found that one of them was actually excellent The other had some good points, also I would certainly recomme I started this book, put it down for some reason and picked it back up several months later My second attempt found me wondering just why I had failed to
This book exceeded my expectations Normally when a book is composed of short articles by different authors I am not impressed with the book This is the exception.This is a strong book, written from different religions and different perspectives but there are many point
Some good thoughts on the evolution of mainline theology Will probably return to it later but not good enough to hold my attention through the end. The talks by the various participants from the Abrahamic religions provide interesting insights into how those with ainclusive viewpoint view divinity and religion.

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  • Hardcover
  • God at 2000
  • Marcus J. Borg
  • English
  • 02 November 2019
  • 0819218588