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The Resource Eternal life : a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell, John Shelby Spong

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

Label
Eternal life : a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell
Title
Eternal life
Title remainder
a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell
Statement of responsibility
John Shelby Spong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A controversial bishop continues to challenge traditional Christian theology with his thoughts on one of the most profound issues of all: God and life after death
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spong, John Shelby
Dewey number
236/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
BT825
LC item number
.S74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Future life
  • Eternity
Label
Eternal life : a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell, John Shelby Spong
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-251) and index
Contents
Setting the stage : a necessary personal word -- Life is accidental -- All life is deeply linked -- Dancing with death : the discovery of mortality -- 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 -- Defining the choice to die
Control code
000290039
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 268 p.
Isbn
9780060762063
Lccn
2008051443
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000290039
  • (OCoLC)277118401
Label
Eternal life : a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell, John Shelby Spong
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-251) and index
Contents
Setting the stage : a necessary personal word -- Life is accidental -- All life is deeply linked -- Dancing with death : the discovery of mortality -- 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 -- Defining the choice to die
Control code
000290039
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 268 p.
Isbn
9780060762063
Lccn
2008051443
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000290039
  • (OCoLC)277118401

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