Rescuing the Bible From John Shelby Spong
In 1991, Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong unleashed his popular book, Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism. From beginning to end, the book characterizes the Bible as myth and legend, and conservative Christians don't fare very well. The radical retired bishop...
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In 1991, Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong unleashed his popular book, Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism. From beginning to end, the book characterizes the Bible as myth and legend, and conservative Christians don't fare very well. The radical retired bishop from New Jersey has appeared on many popular television and radio programs for years, under- mining belief in the Bible. In short, Spong is a pop star, of sorts. If the Genesis accounts of creation are based on myth, as Spong alleges, what are the evidences that he presents? Can the Bible be trusted? Is it full of mistakes and contradictions? Now, apologetics authors Jonathan Sarfati and Michael Bott dismantle Spong's assertions, point by point. This invaluable resource will buoy faith, especially among students and seekers who have been influenced by Spong. Overturning one man's radical interpretation and dismissal of God's uncompromising and Holy Word
Michael Bott has a B.A. in political science from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, and served as vice president of the Wellington Christian Apologetics Society for several years. A gifted writer and public speaker, Bott has written and published numerous articles on topics which include 'Is God "She"?', euthanasia, the problem of evil, the church and society, and more. He lives in New Zealand with his wife Vivienne and their three children. A
A former New Zealand Chess Champion known to play up to 12 opponents while he is blindfolded, Dr. Jonathan Sarfati obtained a B.Sc. in chemistry and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wellington in New Zealand, where he also co-founded the Wellington Christian Apologetics Society. Since 1996, he has been a research scientist, speaker and writer for Answers in Genesis in Australia, authoring Refuting Evolution and its sequel, Refuting Evolution 2, as well as Refuting Compromise, and serving as a co-author for the Revised and Expanded Answers Book.