AUTHENTIC WORLD HISTORY – “ON CHRISTIANITY”

ON “CHRISTIANITY”:

John Shelby Spong, “Here I Stand:  My Struggle for a Christianity of Integrity, Love, and Equality,”  (HarperSanFrancisco: A Division of HarperCollinsPublishers: New York), 2001:  [author of “”Rescuring the Bible From Fundamentalism” and “Why Christianity Must Change or Die”]

Commentaries:

“ …. A rare and compelling exercise in spiritualand intellectual autobiography.”

– Peter J Gomes, author of TheGood Book, Harvard University Chaplain

and Professor 

“THE EGENDARY EPISCOPAL BISHOP TELLS OF HIS LIFELONG STRUGGLE TO CHAMPION AN AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY BASED ON LOVE,NOT HATRED”

“This autobiography, which shows the courage and integrity that we havecome to associate with Bishop Spong, is more than a personal testimony, against the injustice and lack of compassion in our modern society.”

   Karen Armstrong, author of A History of God:   The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Ballantine Books: New York), 1993

“With courage and imagination unintimidated by conventional wisdom, the church in the contemporary world. … This story of his life’s pilgrimage is a rare and compelling exercise in spiritual and intellectual autobiography.”

Peter Homes, Harvard University

“The poignant account of someone who loves the church deeply and ha frequently been misunderstood.”

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu

“This autobiography should be required reading for any liberal Christian especially if one’s agenda includes any hope of reform in one’s own church.”

National Catholic Reporter

[“John Shelby Spong was the Episcopal Bishop of Newark, New Jersey, for more than twenty years and is one of the leading spokespersons in the Western world for an enlightened Christianity.  His previous bestselling books include “Rescuing the Bible From Fundamentalism,” “Living in Sin?, Liberating the Gospels,” and “Why Christianity Must Change or Die.” ]

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About Harold L Carter

Bachelor of Science, Columbia University Masters degree, Ohio State University Undergraduate National Officer, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Eastern Asst Vice President, when a student at Columbia University Profile Photograph: Mom & Me, when I was a graduate student
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