Marcus Joel Borg
March 11, 1942
|Died||January 21, 2015 (aged 72)|
|Spouse(s)||Marianne Wells Borg|
|Thesis||Conflict as a Context for Interpreting the Teaching of Jesus (1972)|
|Doctoral advisor||G. B. Caird|
|Influences||W. D. Davies|
|Sub-discipline||New Testament studies|
|School or tradition|
|Institutions||Oregon State University|
Marcus J. Borg (March 11, 1942 – January 21, 2015) was an American New Testament scholar, theologian and author. 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. He was born in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
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- Borg, Marcus J. (1972). Conflict as a Context for Interpreting the Teaching of Jesus (DPhil dissertation). Oxford: University of Oxford. OCLC 43405002.
- Alker, Adrian (February 6, 2015). "Professor Marcus Borg". Church Times. London: Hymns Ancient and Modern. Retrieved September 3, 2018.
- 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.
- Marcus Borg. Explore Faith. Accessed January 21, 2008.
- "School of History, Philosophy, and Religion". Oregonstate.edu. Archived from the original on October 30, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
- "Marcus Borg, leading liberal theologian and historical Jesus expert, dies at 72". Religious News Service. Retrieved January 22, 2015.