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6 edition of Jesus for the Non-Religious found in the catalog.

Jesus for the Non-Religious

by John Shelby Spong

  • 397 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The historical Jesus,
  • Christology,
  • Religion,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Biblical Studies - Controversial Speculation,
  • Christian Theology - Christology,
  • Controversial Knowledge,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Biography,
  • Historicity,
  • History and criticism,
  • Jesus Christ,
  • Rationalistic interpretations,
  • Bible - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9236021M
    ISBN 100060762071
    ISBN 109780060762070

    this topic. Bishop Spong also wrote a book on the same issues under the same name. Jesus for the Non-Religious. Most Christians seem to assume that the details of their faith system dropped out of heaven in a fully developed form. Nothing could be further from the truth. The creeds began as baptismal formulas in the 3rd century. Rice’s book gives us Jesus as a young boy, aged 7 and 8, as his family flees Egypt for a new home in Israel. The author wrote the book after a return to Catholicism and followed it up with a Author: Sarah Gilmartin.

    Editions for Jesus for the Non-Religious: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), Description of the book "Jesus for the Non-religious": Writing from his prison cell in Nazi Germany in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, sketched a vision of what he called 'religionless Christianity'. In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the .

    In this FAITHANDREASON® DVD, recorded in November in Denver, Colorado, Bishop Spong presents four extraordinary lectures based on material from his book Jesus for the Non-Religious. • Separating Myth from History. In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the bare bones of Bonhoeffer's radical thought. The result is a strikingly new and different portrait of Jesus of Nazareth, a Jesus for the non-religious.


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Mar 15,  · The book is mis-titled. "Jesus for the Non-Religious" invokes the notion that Spong is about to explain to the un-churched, the exiled, perhaps even the unbelieving, how Jesus presents a crucial and superb model of philosophy, morality, or social justice.

Jesus for the Non-Religious book not quite what happens/5(). Jan 01,  · Jesus for the Non-Religious offered insight into the common misconceptions of the gospels, it dispelled the myths surrounding Jesus Christ while also maintained that Jesus was a real person.

These were all done with empirical evidence available /5. Feb 26,  · One could take the title to mean that this book is an introduction of Jesus/Christianity to those without a religious background. It is not. Rather, it is a case for redefining Jesus in a completely non-theistic and non-supernatural way/5.

The book is mis-titled. "Jesus for the Non-Religious" invokes the notion that Spong is about to explain to the un-churched, the exiled, perhaps even the unbelieving, how Jesus presents a crucial and superb model of philosophy, morality, or social justice.

That's not quite what happens/5(). Feb 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Jesus for the Non-Religious book by John Shelby Spong. The Pope Describes the Ancient Traditional Jesus; Bishop Spong Brings Us a Jesus Modern People Can Be Inspired By Free shipping over $/5(5).

Jesus for the Non-Religious Recovering the Divine at the Heart of the Human. Book Review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat. Twitter Facebook Link Print. Share. John Shelby Spong was the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years before his retirement in He now delivers more than public lectures a year at universities.

Feb 01,  · In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the bare bones of Bonhoeffer's radical thought. The result is a strikingly new and different portrait of Jesus of Nazareth, a Jesus for the non-religious. Spong challenges much of the traditional understanding, from the tale of Jesus' miraculous birth to the account of his cosmic ascension into 4/5.

Oct 17,  · Who wrote the bible and was it inspired by God. How many disciples did Jesus have. Did he have woman disciples and was he married. Feb 27,  · Jesus for the Non-Religious may be the book that finally brings the pious and the secular into a meaningful dialogue, opening the door to a living Christianity in the post-Christian world.

Read by Alan Sklar. Preface, prologue, and epilogue read by the Author. In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the bare bones of Bonhoeffer's radical thought. The result is a strikingly new and different portrait of Jesus of Nazareth, a Jesus for the non-religious.

Spong challenges much of the traditional understanding, from the tale of Jesus' miraculous birth to the account of his cosmic ascension into.

Spong says Jesus had such great "energy" and "integrity" about him that his followers inflated to the point of describing him as a deity masquerading in human form; however, we can still get at.

A perfect companion piece to the bestselling author's book of the same name, the Jesus for the Non-Religious DVD is a minute distillation of Bishop Spong's understanding of the Godpresence in Christ. In this lecture, Spong explores the meaning of "Christ," images of Messiah, how Christ has been experienced through the ages, and how the divinity of Christ has its ultimate expression in a.

Writing from his prison cell in Nazi Germany in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, sketched a vision of what he called "Religionless Christianity." In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the bare bones of Bonhoeffer's radical thought.

The result is a strikingly new and different portrait of Jesus of Nazareth, a Jesus for the non-religious. Apr 26,  · Book Review: Jesus for the Non-Religious by John Shelby Spong. By LYNN VOEDISCH, fdn2018.com So, it takes a book like Bishop John Shelby Spong's Jesus for the Non-Religious to.

Nov 26,  · Jesus for the Non-Religious by John Shelby Spong Although it is always fun for me to read books about atheism or freethought those that I can read while nodding my head in % agreement, it is also good to read other points of view, perhaps to understand another philosophy or even to scoff at its ridiculous assertions.

Oct 13,  · Spong says Jesus had such great "energy" and "integrity" about him that his followers inflated to the point of describing him as a deity masquerading in human form; however, we can still get at the historical origin of these myths by returning to Jesus' humanity, especially his Jewishness/5(3).

Mar 10,  · The HarperCollins press release accompanying Jesus for the Non-Religious describes its author, John Shelby Spong, as ‘the controversial, bestselling Bishop’—and for good reason. I have no doubt this book will cause some controversy and become a bestseller.

Spong writes beautifully and with such wit and verve that many readers will be swept along by his portrait of a Jesus who overturned. Feb 26,  · The Pope Describes the Ancient Traditional Jesus; Bishop Spong Brings Us a Jesus Modern People Can Be Inspired By Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

Jesus for the Non-Religious. by John Shelby Spong. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope. Two hundred pages into the book, after discarding our unnecessary beliefs, Spong is ready to reintroduce Jesus for the non-religious, and he does so systematically: Jesus really lived, and Jesus loved God.

Jesus' dream of a God-controlled world turned him into a breaker of tribal boundaries, prejudices, stereotypes, even religious boundaries/5(8).

Jul 22,  · Are you sure you want to remove Jesus for the Non-Religious from your list. About the Book. Bishop John Shelby Spong has been on a life-long quest to rescue the church from irrelevancy.

In JESUS FOR THE NONRELIGIOUS, he takes aim at the church’s core belief: who is Jesus. He first strips the superstitious barnacles that have attached.

Ancient Evidence for Jesus from Non-Christian Sources Michael Gleghorn examines evidence from ancient non-Christian sources for the life of Jesus, demonstrating that such sources help confirm the historical reliability of the Gospels. Evidence from Tacitus Although there is overwhelming evidence that the New Testament is an accurate and trustworthy.Writing from his prison cell in Nazi Germany in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, sketched a vision of what he called "religionless Christianity." In this book, John Shelby Spong puts flesh onto the bare bones of Bonhoeffer's radical thought.

The result is a strikingly new and different portrait of Jesus of Nazareth—a Jesus for the non-religious.4/5(3).Get this from a library! Jesus for the non-religious: recovering the divine at the heart of the human. [John Shelby Spong] -- Writing from his prison cell in Nazi Germany in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a young German theologian, sketched a vision of what he called "Religionless Christianity." In .