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

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Drawing on a lifetime of wisdom, New York Times bestselling author and controversial religious leader John Shelby Spong continues to challenge traditional Christian theology inEternal Life: A New Vision. In this remarkable spiritual autobiography about his lifelong struggle with the questions of God and death, he reveals how he ultimately came to believe in eternal life.
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subject_facet Death -- Religious aspects -- Christianity, Eternity, Future life -- Christianity
table_of_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 death -- Epilogue : defining the choice to die.
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title Eternal life : a new vision : beyond religion, beyond theism, beyond heaven and hell
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