The Pacific School of Religion and Theological Education for Tomorrow’s Christianity

Column by Bishop John Shelby Spong on August, 16 2012

I spent a week recently teaching in the summer session of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, California.  It was a demanding schedule of four hours a day …

The Penn State Tragedy Highlights the Catholic Church’s Failure

Column by Bishop John Shelby Spong on July, 19 2012

At first the details sounded painfully familiar.  It was, the defendants said, a matter of misplaced loyalties, of valuing the reputation of the institution above all other considerations.  This …