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 (Anglican) bishop of Newark for twenty-four years. Since then he has taught at Harvard, Drew, the University of the Pacific, and the Berkeley Graduate Theological Union. Selling over a million copies, his books include The Sins of Scripture, Eternal Life: A New Vision, Jesus for the Non-Religious, Why Christianity Must Change or Die, and his autobiography, Here I Stand. His weekly online column reaches thousands of subscribers all over the world. He lives with his wife, Christine, in Morris Plains, New Jersey.