Marcus Borg

Marcus Borg holds the Hundere Chair in Religion and Culture at Oregon State University. A fellow of the Jesus Seminar, he was president of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars.

Stories by Marcus Borg
Not surprising religion views homosexuality negatively

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

Is it Disbelief or Just Different Beliefs?

Part 13 of the OnFaith Forum “Disbelief in the Pulpit.”

Religious abuses of just wars and holy wars

Q: Is there such a thing as a ‘just war’? In his Nobel speech, was President Obama right to speak … Continued

Apologies Good, Not Enough

For Pope Benedict to apologize for what “we” have done or for what “he” has done is not in any … Continued

Sexism more Acceptable; Racism runs Deeper

The Question: Which “ism” is more entrenched in America, sexism or racism? Which should religion address? Both racism and sexism … Continued

People Think Before They Switch — and That’s Good

As the survey itself indicates, most who have changed their religious affiliation have done so within Christianity, changing from one … Continued