This work challenges each point of the traditional Creed and seeks to come to a contemporary understanding of God. Spong's main arguments centre round a wish to re-interpret traditional Christianity as we know it.
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John Shelby Spong was the Episcopal Bishop of Newark, New Jersey for twenty-four years before his retirement in 2000. He is one of the leading spokespersons for liberal Christianity and has been featured on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, FOX News Live, and Extra. This book is based on the William Belden Noble lectures Spong delivered at Harvard.Review:
Robert W Funk, Chairman of the Jesus Seminar writes: 'Bishop Spong is a singularity among ecclesiastical leaders in the twentieth century. His candor, courage and acumen are unparalleled. He takes refuge in no vestiges of Christian orthodoxy. He gathers the anachronisms of traditional faith and nails them to the cross...'
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