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A New Christianity for a New World: Why Traditional Faith is Dying & How a New Faith is Being Born

A NEW CHRISTIANITY FOR A NEW WORLD: WHY TRADITIONAL FAITH IS DYING & HOW A NEW FAITH IS BEING BORN

by: Spong, John Shelby
Format: Paperback

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Product Description In his bestselling book Why Christianity Must Change or Die, Bishop John Shelby Spong described the toxins that are poisoning the Church. Now he offers the antidote, calling Christians everywhere into a new and radical reformation for a new age. Spong looks beyond traditional boundaries to open new avenues and a new vocabulary into the Holy, proposing a Christianity premised upon justice, love, and the rise of a new humanity -- a vision of the power that might be. Review “Bishop Spong’s new book is filled with trenchant insights, searing honesty, and boundless hope.” (Robert W. Funk, author of The Five Gospels) 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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Product Code: 9780060670634
ISBN: 0060670630
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: 2002-09-17
Number of Pages: 304 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1 Reprint
Dimension: 5.08 x 0.79 x 7.91 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds