Marcus Borg

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Marcus Borg speaking in Mansfield College chapel.

Marcus J. Borg (March 11, 1942 – January 21, 2015) was an American New Testament scholar, theologian and author.[1] He was a fellow of the Jesus Seminar and a former Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture at Oregon State University. He was a major figure in scholarship related to the historical Jesus.[2][3] He was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.

Borg died at the age of 72 on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from pulmonary fibrosis in Powell Butte, Oregon.[4]

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  1. Haught, Nancy: "Belief and meaning: His faith in Jesus doesn't deter Marcus Borg from asking difficult questions about divinity", The Oregonian, 24 March 2007.
  2. Marcus Borg. Explore Faith. Accessed January 21, 2008.
  3. "School of History, Philosophy, and Religion". Oregonstate.edu. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  4. "Marcus Borg, leading liberal theologian and historical Jesus expert, dies at 72". Religious News Service. Retrieved January 22, 2015.