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We’ve Moved: New Office Phone Number

4 September 2013

IMPORTANT! We have moved offices and have a new support phone number!Please contact the Bishop Spong support at: 253-507-8678 We look forward to speaking with you! As always, you can also email us at: support@johnshelbyspong.com. Visit our Contact Us Page for more helpful links!  

The Latest Book from John Shelby Spong Is Now Available!

12 June 2013

The Latest Book from John Shelby Spong Is Now Available! Order The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic Today!         In The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic, John Shelby Spong  argues that this last gospel was misinterpreted by the framers of the fourth-century creeds to be a literal account of the life …

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Pre-Order The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic

15 May 2013

Recapture the Original Message of The Fourth Gospel Pre-Order The Fourth Gospel Today!     John Shelby Spong, bestselling author and popular proponent of a modern, scholarly and authentic Christianity, argues that this last gospel to be written was misinterpreted by the framers of the fourth-century creeds to be a literal account of the life …

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Today through 5/20, Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World is on sale—e-book $3.99!

8 May 2013

Today through 5/20, Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World is on sale—e-book $3.99! Buy it HERE For two hundred years, scholars have been analyzing one of the most important books ever written—the Bible—and overturning much of what we once thought we knew. Everyday Christians, however, are not privy to this deeper conversation. It is for …

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Interview with Bishop Spong on next Pope: At best ‘you might get somebody who’s a closet liberal’

13 March 2013

Retired Episcopalian Bishop John Shelby Spong, a progressive theologian, talks with Current TV’s John Fugelsang about the state of the Roman Catholic Church as it seeks to elect a new pope. “I find it a really disturbing institution today, and that grieves me because if the Roman Catholic Church is weak, every Christian church is …

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John Shelby Spong Nature Trail

27 June 2012

Head to the Daily Southerner for a report on the newly dubbed “John Shelby Spong Nature Trail”. http://dailysoutherner.com/local/x1318680088/Turnout-at-trail-s-opening-pleasing

Bishop Spong Heading to Spain!

22 June 2012

Check out our calendar section for a new date scheduled on October 22 where Bishop Spong will address a Spanish audience on the concepts of equality, dignity, and freedom!

Bishop Spong Radio Interview – Will The Real Jesus Please Rise? May 17th

14 May 2012

Beginning May 17th I will be broadcasting a four-part series on the historical Jesus. It is called “Will the Real Jesus Please Rise?”  For four weeks, I will interview four of the most prolific and provocative scholars in the United States, Bishop John Shelby Spong, Dr. Bart Ehrman, Dr. Robert M. Price, and Dr. John …

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Update with Spanish Translation! Bishop Spong Featured in CNN’s Belief Blog

16 January 2012

The Bible is both a reservoir of spiritual insight and a cultural icon to which lip service is still paid in the Western world. Yet when the Bible is talked about in public by both believers and critics, it becomes clear that misconceptions abound. To me, three misconceptions stand out and serve to make the …

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The Bible Is a Good Book, but God Didn’t Write It

13 January 2012

Image by photographer Sahlan Hayes The latest interview with Bishop John Shelby Spong available online was published earlier this week on ReligionDispatches.org.  Bishop Spong discusses the Republican primaries, the Occupy movement, and his new book, Re-Claiming the Bible for a Non-Religious World. Head to ReligionDispatches.org for this illuminating interview!

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