A new Christianity for a new world : why traditional faith is dying and how a new faith is being born / John Shelby Spong.

By: Spong, John ShelbyPublication details: [San Francisco] : HarperSanFrancisco, 2002Edition: 1st HarperCollins pbk. edDescription: xxv, 276 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 0060670630 (pbk.); 9780060670634 (pbk.)Subject(s): Spong, John Shelby | Christianity | FaithOnline resources: Publisher description
Contents:
A place to begin: the old is no more, the new is not yet -- The signs of the death of theism -- Self-consciousness and theism: Siamese twins at birth -- Beyond theism but not beyond God -- The original Christ: before the theistic distortion -- Watching theism capture Christianity -- Changing the basic Christian myth -- Jesus beyond incarnation: a nontheistic divinity -- Original sin is out; the reality of evil is in -- Beyond evangelism and world mission to a post-theistic universalism -- But what about prayer? -- The ecclesia of tomorrow -- Why does it matter?: The public face of the ecclesia -- The courage to move into the future.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-266) and index.

A place to begin: the old is no more, the new is not yet -- The signs of the death of theism -- Self-consciousness and theism: Siamese twins at birth -- Beyond theism but not beyond God -- The original Christ: before the theistic distortion -- Watching theism capture Christianity -- Changing the basic Christian myth -- Jesus beyond incarnation: a nontheistic divinity -- Original sin is out; the reality of evil is in -- Beyond evangelism and world mission to a post-theistic universalism -- But what about prayer? -- The ecclesia of tomorrow -- Why does it matter?: The public face of the ecclesia -- The courage to move into the future.