- Name: John Shelby Spong
- Born: 06/16/1931 (89 years old)
John Shelby “Jack” Spong (born June 16, 1931) is a retired bishop of the Episcopal Church. From 1979 to 2000, he was the Bishop of Newark, New Jersey. A liberal Christian theologian, religion commentator and author, he calls for a fundamental rethinking of Christian belief away from theism and traditional doctrines.
School: University of North Carolina, Virginia Theological Seminary
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina
John Shelby Spong quotes :
You learn that you either are going to have a police state where you don't have any freedom left, or you're going to build a world that doesn't create terrorists - and that means a whole different way of 'getting along.'John Shelby Spong
I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.John Shelby Spong