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Friday, April 16, 2010

Spong: Imploded Liberal Religion

You remember Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong, now retired from the Newark Diocese, who used to routinely grandstand on television talk shows after denying Christian beliefs about the Virgin Birth, Resurrection and so much else?

Eventually he finally, and logically, renounced "theism," i.e. he does not believe in a personal creator God. Needless to say, Spong's diocese in New Jersey lost 40 percent of its members under his "leadership." Spong always claimed he was making Christianity "relevant" for a new generation. In fact, Spong lost his faith and tried to persuade others to follow suit. Not very inspirational. He was the icon of failed, imploding, liberal Protestantism.

Read it all here.

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