The First Christmas: What the Gospels Really Teach about Jesus's Birth
October 06, 2009
6.48 X 0.65 X 8.04 inches | 0.46 pounds
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About the Author
Marcus J. Borg (1942-2015) was a pioneering author and teacher whom the New York Times described as a leading figure in his generation of Jesus scholars. He was the Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University and canon theologian at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, and he appeared on NBC's The Today Show and Dateline, ABC's World News, and NPR's Fresh Air. His books have sold over a million copies, including the bestselling Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, Reading the Bible Again for the First Time, Jesus, The Heart of Christianity, Evolution of the Word, Speaking Christian, and Convictions.
JOHN DOMINIC CROSSAN is a cofounder of the Jesus Seminar. Professor emeritus at De Paul University, he is the bestselling author of many books, including The Birth of Christianity, The Historical Jesus, Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography, and Who Killed Jesus?
"With meticulous scholarship and accessible language, "The first Christmas"... uncover(s) the genuine meaning of...the Birth of Jesus."--The Progressive Christian