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Re-Claiming The Bible For A Non-Religious World

About the Book

For over 200 years, scholars have been debating, analyzing and exploring one of the most important books ever written—The Bible—and overturning much of what we know about this sacred library of books. However, a large group of people who actually use this book, mainly lay Christians, aren’t aware of this larger, deeper conversation. It is for these people that Spong writes Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World, a primer on the history and significance of the Bible. In this informal and accessible survey, Spong moves book by book through the Scriptures, introducing their themes and messages by examining the sweep of history in which these books were originally written. What has history taught us? How should we read these stories today? What does it mean for how we live our lives? And why do people tenaciously hold on to so many myths associated with The Bible?

There is a vast audience of religiously hungry people eager to explore a meaningful journey into the Bible, and Spong is leading the way with this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443407885
  • ISBN 10: 1443407887
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
  • On Sale: 11/26/2013
  • Pages: 432
  • List Price: 11.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: RELIGION / General

Re-Claiming The Bible For A Non-Religious World by John Shelby Spong

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