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John Shelby Spong (1931–2021)

John Shelby Spong was born on June 16, 1931 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. He was previously married to Christine and Joan . He died on September 12, 2021 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. See full bio »

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 2017 Inspired Money (Podcast Series)
Self - Guest
 2015 The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (2015) ... Self
 2013 Fall to Grace (Documentary)
Self (as Bishop John Spong)
 2011 Decadence: Decline of the Western World (Documentary)
 2009/I Fish Out of Water (Documentary)
Self - Bishop, Retired, Episcopal Diocese of Newark (as Bishop John Shelby Spong, Bishop Dr. John Shelby Spong)
 2008/I Bloodline
Self (as Rt. Rev. John Shelby Spong)
 2007 Not That Kind of Christian!! (Documentary)
 2005 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 October 2005 (2005) ... Self
- Episode dated 21 April 2005 (2005) ... Self (as Bishop John Shelby Spong)
 2005 Texas Monthly Talks (TV Series)
Self - Interviewee
- John Shelby Spong, Theologian (2005) ... Self - Interviewee
 2000 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Bishop (segment "Bishop Spong")
- Bishop Spong/Kevin Mitnick: Cyber Thief/Carlos Acosta's Story (2000) ... Self - Bishop (segment "Bishop Spong")

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Alternate Names:

Bishop Dr. John Shelby Spong | Bishop John Shelby Spong | Bishop John Spong | Rt. Rev. John Shelby Spong


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He graduated from the University of North Carolina, and received a master of divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. See more »

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