The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic (Hardcover)
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The bestselling and controversial bishop reveals the subversive, mystical teachings of the writer of the Gospel of John and how his teachings are more relevant now, in the post-Christian world, than ever before.
About the Author
JOHN SHELBY SPONG was the Episcopal Bishop of Newark before his retirement in 2000. As a visiting lecturer at Harvard and at universities and churches throughout North America and the English-speaking world, he is one of the leading spokespersons for liberal Christianity. His books include Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World; Eternal Life: A New Vision; and Jesus for the Non-Religious. He has initiated landmark discussions of controversies within the church and has become an outspoken advocate for change.