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By John Shelby Spong

Using techniques from the Hebrew interpretive culture to determine the particular occasions surrounging Jesus' demise, Bishop Spong questions the hitorical validity of literal narrative involved the Ressurection. He asserts that the resurrection tale used to be born in an adventure that opened the disciples' eyes to the truth of God and the which means of Jesus of Nazareth. Spong lines the Christian origins of anti-Semitism to the Church's fabrication of the final word Jewish scapegoat, Judas Iscariot. He affirms the inclusiveness of the Christian message and emphasizes the need of mutual integrity and recognize between Christians and Jews.

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