Item description for The Once & Future Faith by Robert W. Funk, Karen Armstrong & John Shelby Spong...
Scientific knowledge has stripped Christianity of the mythical matrix in which the creeds were conceived. The historical study of the Bible and the quest for the historical Jesus have raised the future of the faith to crisis level. At its Once & Future Faith conference in March 2001, four world class thinkers - Don Cupitt, Karen Armstrong, John Shelby Spong, and Lloyd Geering - joined Robert Funk and the Fellows of the Jesus Seminar to sort through the issues and attempt to form an agenda for the reinvention of Christianity. Their suggestions - on questions such as life after death, the meaning of God, apocalypticism, and the significance of Jesus' death - fill the pages of this book.
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Studio: Polebridge Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 6.76" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.72 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2011
Publisher Polebridge Press
ISBN 0944344852 ISBN13 9780944344859
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More About Robert W. Funk, Karen Armstrong & John Shelby Spong
Robert W. Funk is founder of the Jesus Seminar and Director of the Westar Institute in Santa Rosa, California. He has been a distinguished leader in biblical scholorship for more than thirty years. A Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Senior Scholar, he is the author of a dozen books, including "Honest to Jesus" and "The Five Gospels."
Robert W. Funk currently resides in Robert. Robert W. Funk has an academic affiliation as follows - Eastern Illinois University.
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