John Shelby Spong is one of the most influential liberal Christians in the world and advocates that Christianity needs to re-interpreted for the modern world leaving behind supernatural beliefs. In his latest book “Eternal Life: a new vision” he claims that we need to transcend belief in God, heaven and hell to undesrtand what “Life in all its fullness” means.

Terry Boyle, Uk Pastor of Insight for Living, defends an evangelical view of Scripture and doctrine and asks “what is left if we gut Christianity of its core beliefs?”

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