Re: Is Jonah to be taken literally?

From: Vince D. Calhoun (
Date: Wed Aug 22 2001 - 10:23:55 EDT

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    >To me Jesus never claimed he was God. Humans deified him after the
    >incarnation. Marcus Borg states the indecision on his deity in The Meaning
    >of Jesus. He also has a web site. I have no problem with either
    >conviction, because it is irrelevant to his message stated as the Jesus
    >movement by Borg.

    This is where we disagree. Given that you probably won't hold arguments
    from scripture as evidence enough and that I, though familiar with the
    Jesus movement (and in disagreement with most of its assumptions), have not
    read the Borg book you are referencing, will leave it at that.

    God Bless,

    Vince D. Calhoun, MA, MS, PhD Candidate (UMBC), Research Engineer
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    method the Christian will ask not, 'Is it mine?' but 'Is it good?", CS Lewis

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