Social Progress: What's Christianity Got to Do With It? A Conversation between Christine Pelosi and Marcus Borg.
Dr. Borg is a leading historical Jesus scholar, author of several books on progressive Christianity. Ms. Pelosi is an attorney, a grass-roots activist and author of the recently published Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders.
Borg and Pelosi will discuss the role of secular and religious progressives in the public sphere, in light of the impact of the religious right on our culture- The Beatitudes Society
Marcus J. Borg
Marcus Borg is a contemporary Jesus Scholar and religious author. He holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University and is Hundere Distinguished Professor of Religion and Culture, an endowed chair at Oregon State University. He lectures widely and occasionally appears in the national news media. He is currently president of the Anglican Association of Biblical Scholars and a columnist for Beliefnet.com.
Christine Pelosi is Platform Chair of the California Democratic Party and author of Campaign Boot Camp.