Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture

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$15.99  $14.71
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HarperOne
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288
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5.54 X 8.2 X 0.94 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060675189

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About the Author

John Shelby Spong, the Episcopal Bishop of Newark before his retirement in 2000, has been a visiting lecturer at Harvard and at more than 500 other universities all over the world. His books, which have sold well over a million copies, include Biblical Literalism: A Gentile Heresy; The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic; Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World; Eternal Life: A New Vision; Jesus for the Non-Religious, The Sins of Scripture, Resurrection: Myth or Reality?; Why Christianity Must Change or Die; and his autobiography, Here I Stand. He writes a weekly column on the web that reaches thousands of people all over the world. To join his online audience, go to www.JohnShelbySpong.com. He lives with his wife, Christine, in New Jersey.

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"[Spong is] striving to revive the imaginative possibilities of ancient Scripture for the women and men of today."--Mirabella