Unlike so many other writers in the field of religion (on both ends of the spectrum), Marcus was humble. Once one of my parishioners asked him during Q&A, “But how do you know that you’re right?” He paused, looked at her thoughtfully, and said, “I don’t know. I don’t know that I’m right.”
My little Marcus Borg collection:
He always came across as a gentle man and very astute. I learned about his death yesterday afternoon and have been at a loss to know what to say here, if anything, that might be appropriate. I think Tim shares my (and no doubt many readers’) sense of sadness and loss.
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