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This book focuses on the Resurrection, a pet topic for me at the moment. Leider ist ein Problem beim Speichern Ihrer Cookie-Einstellungen aufgetreten. LEANDER S. HARDING, PH.D. Why Christianity Must Change or Die, and his autobiography, Here I Stand. For those in the middle there is much here to inform and evolve your faith. La successione degli eventi non è necessariamente quella della vita di Gesù. So, was Jesus' resurrection myth or reality? (San Francisco: HarperCollins, 1994), p. There is a power (just like the same power that raised Christ from the dead) which can give life to our mortal bodies. It's also purposefully heretical, deliberately provocative, thoroughly engrossing and a good read. I've even seen him on the Bill Maher show! His books, which have sold well over a million copies, include Biblical Literalism: A Gentile Heresy; The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic; Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World; Eternal Life: A New Vision; Jesus for the Non-Religious, The Sins of Scripture, Resurrection: Myth or Reality? Progressive concepts on death and faith beyond traditional religious teaching. Prime-Mitglieder genießen Zugang zu schnellem und kostenlosem Versand, tausenden Filmen und Serienepisoden mit Prime Video und vielen weiteren exklusiven Vorteilen. . For those in the middle there is much here to inform and evolve your faith. I especially appreciate his effort to explain why and how he goes through the ressurection accounts of the Bible in the order he presents. February 18th 1995 Bishop Spong is fascinating in that he calls for a radically re-invisioning of Christian beliefs, to the point where many consider him to be an athiest. The first Gospel was not written until the early 70’s. Easter is not about an event that happened one time to one person a long time ago. He certainly comes out strongly against a purely diest view of God. If you believe the Bible is a book of unarguable FACTS, this is not a book for you. In this last of our series on John Spong’s critique of credal Christianity we are taking up thesis number 5 and thesis number 7 in the Spong manifesto. It took me a long time to read this book, because I read it a little at a time. by HarperOne. At this point I discover that I am at one with the most literal fundamentalists. It is accessible and thorough. Oktober 1999. His slow, logical process is necessary, considering the enculturation he is untwisting. That assertion hardly seems debatable. For everyone there is a feast of ideas and inspiration. And he even manages to justify his continued belief in spite of these problems. (eBook epub) - bei eBook.de. midrash bukanlah cara penuturan sejarah yg kronologis. Rezension aus Italien vom 30. This reviewer will not give a detailed analysis of the entire book but will cut to the crux of the book. This was some twenty five years later and about sixteen years before the first gospel was written. Tutto il resto è mitologia. Ihre zuletzt angesehenen Artikel und besonderen Empfehlungen. It was not an event in time but a transcendent and transforming truth. I can't really fault Spong's logic in this section - what is more stunning is the audacity of the attempt itself. This is an excellent book. He certainly comes out strongly against a purely diest view of God. In this interesting book, Spong indulges in thought experiments based on the gospel accounts to reconstruct where the idea of the resurrection most likely originated: with Peter, in Galilee after the disciples returned there following Jesus' death, using the rituals of the Last Supper. This book focuses on the Resurrection, a pet topic for me at the moment. Refresh and try again. Skip to main content.sg. Prime. John Shelby Spong: Resurrection - Myth or Reality?. Excellent author, book in great shape, book was thoroughly enjoyed! Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. This reviewer will not give a detailed analysis of the entire book but will cut to the crux of the book. Cause to rethink the way we understand the New Testament, John Shelby Spong was the Episcopal bishop of Newark before his retirement in 2000. He sees all the biblical flaws. Driven by a desire to atone for his previous fundamentalism, Spong has uncritically adopted some of the most radical fringe views in liberal biblical scholarship. Bishop Spong is fascinating in that he calls for a radically re-invisioning of Christian beliefs, to the point where many consider him to be an athiest. His books in The Talmudic history Spong delves into is fascinating, and illuminating. Bishop John Shelby Spong is a fervent Christian, a thoughtful theologian and a gifted writer ... and these gifts are in full evidence in this effort. I don't want to spoil it, but I loved this book because of the last few chapters. Using approaches from the Hebrew interpretive tradition to discern the actual events surrounging Jesus' death, Bishop Spong questions the hitorical validity of literal narrative concerned the Ressurection. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. There were a few bits of information that I think will be very useful for further trains of thought. We are creatures of time. by Episcopalian Bishop John Shelby Spong will challenge even the most devout believer in Jesus Christ, especially those at the Conservative and Fundamentalist end of the Christian faith spectrum for whom the Bible is inerrent. Be the first to ask a question about Resurrection. It strengthened my faith while providing a more scientific outlook on the life, death & resurrection of Jesus the Christ. Spong defines that as the moment at which the disciples, beginning with Peter, "saw" Jesus as a part of God and began to speak of it and of Jesus' radical social inclusiveness. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. As a leading spokesperson for an open, scholarly, and progressive Christianity, Bishop Spong has taught at Harvard and at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. Etwas ist schiefgegangen. His slow, logical process is necessary, considering the enculturation he is untwisting. — Bishop John Shelby Spong in ... Easter is about resurrection and transformation – today. In this book, Spong offers an absurd, hugely speculative reconstruction that has no basis in the evidence. He has also lectured at universities, conference centers, and churches in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific. Mai 2000, In "Rescuing the Bible From Fundamentalism", John Shelby Spong, biblical scholar and Episcopal bishop of Newark explains that the texts of the bible are filled with truth, but a deeper, symbolic truth rather than a surface literalism. Literalistic Christians will learn that a or a faith system that has to be defended daily is finally no God or faith system at all. To see what your friends thought of this book. Sprache: Englisch. If these books were required reading for religion classes we would have a much heal, This author is a genius!!! Finden Sie alle Bücher, Informationen zum Autor, Diesen Roman kann man nicht aus der Hand legen…, “A gripping detective story. Lesen Sie „Resurrection Myth or Reality?“ von John Shelby Spong erhältlich bei Rakuten Kobo. It's thought-provoking, well-reasoned and illuminating. This will very controversial to many. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. September 2015, hard to believe anyone rises from death anyway, Un capolavoro di ricerca del vero Cristianesimo per il mondo di oggi. I've even seen him on the Bill Maher show! One of Spong’s final thoughts: “If we insist that Easter’s truth must be carried inside such a literal framework, we doom Easter’s truth to the death of irrelevance.”[p. 291] I haven read nine of Bishop Spong's books. A must read for anyone who has struggled with their faith, or for anyone who feels that the literal interpretations of the gospels don't add up. I've even seen him on the Bill Maher show! He points them out, and usually explains why they happened. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. Bishop Spong posits the Easter story to be a midrash of early Christianity. In the end, though, if you take the magic away, then what's the point? Using approaches from the Hebrew interpretive tradition to discern the actual events surrounging Jesus' death, Bishop Spong questions the hitorical validity of literal narrative concerned the Ressurection. First, Bishop John Spong flat out states that the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ, as portrayed in the Gospels, is absolutely incorrect. Easter is not about an event that happened one time to one person a long time ago. [a] marvelously engrossing book.” --. He asserts that the resurrection story was born in an experience that opened the disciples' ey Fundamentalists label Bishop Spong as a radical, even a heretic or atheist, in his modern Christian faith writings just as Jesus was labeled a radical in his teachings two-thousand yeas ago (e.g., "turn the other cheek"). John Shelby Spong (* 16. Beautiful book about the resurrection myth and the true meaning of Easter. This is an excellent book. The story of the resurrection finally made sense after reading this book. The best way to lose all is to cling with desperation to that which cannot possibly be sustained literally. Reading this book led to a lot of interesting trains of thought. This guy has obviously done a lot of research and has put together a largely consistent theory of what exactly the resurrection was. Hinzufügen war nicht erfolgreich. He sees all the biblical flaws. Dezember 2012, L'autore parte da una lettura midrashica del NT, ossia una lettura che ricerchi i riferimenti all'AT, per affermare che gli evangeli non devono essere letti come moderne biografie. He affirms the inclusiveness of the Christian message and emphasizes the necessity of mutual integrity and respect among Christians and Jews. He asserts that the resurrection story was born in an experience that opened the disciples' eyes to the reality of God and the meaning of Jesus of Nazareth. He asserts that the resurrection story was born in an experience that opened the disciples' eyes to the reality of God and the meaning of Jesus of Nazareth. He has also lectured at universities, conference centers, and churches in North America, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific. Bishop Spong retired from writing this column in September 2016. Spong, bishop of Newark since 1976, and the most senior diocesan bishop in the church, will begin a lectureship at Harvard University on Feb. 1. I mean, why should we have to master something as arcane as Midrash in order to get at the underlying truth of Christianity? This information is certainly overview for a current non-literalist reading theology student, or practicing pastor, but is necessary for any other readers. This book focuses on the Resurrection… Thesis 5 is:The miracle stories of the New Testament can no longer be interpreted in a post-Newtonian world as supernatural events performed … Most of the book doesn't directly address the dilemma "Myth or Reality". Spong suggests that Christians have forgotten that the New Testament frequently makes use of Midrash, a genre in which different biblical motifs are interwoven in order to speak of things that transcend human categories. Sie hören eine Hörprobe des Audible Hörbuch-Downloads. Cart Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift … William Lane Craig debates John Shelby SpongNothing is more central to the Christian doctrine than the reality of Christ's resurrection. 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