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Eternal life : a new vision, beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell

Author: John Shelby Spong
Publisher: Sydney : Harper Collins, ©2009.
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In this remarkable spiritual journey about his life-long struggle with the questions of God and death, Spong reveals how he came to believe in eternal life. God, he says, is ultimately one, and each  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Shelby Spong
ISBN: 9780732290627 0732290627
OCLC Number: 503252044
Description: xviii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the stage : a necessary personal word --
Life is accidental --
All life is deeply linked --
Life is mortal --
The lure of religion --
Life's dominant drive : survival --
Religion's role in the fear of death --
The faces of religion --
The tools of religious manipulation --
Ridding religion of both heaven and hell --
Putting away childish things : the death of religion --
The shift of the religious paradigm --
Who am i? What is God? --
The approach of the mystics --
Resurrection : a symbol and a reality --
Hiding, thinking, being --
I believe in life beyond death --
Epilogue : defining the choice to die.
Responsibility: John Shelby Spong.

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