The Once and Future Bible
An Introduction to the Bible for Religious Progressives
Imprint: Wipf and Stock
"Greg Jenks knows his Bible as 'ancient texts that come from another world and another time,' wholly human in origin, sometimes mad, sometimes magnificent. He buries the notion of a supernatural 'word of God' only to affirm the continuing relevance of these words of yesterday's men for today's 'religious progressives who live the questions, not dodge them.' A wonderful demonstration of how we might still find ways of singing the Lord's song in the strange and brave new land of secular modernity."
author Who on Earth was Jesus? and The Trouble with God
"I have read [this] book and find it superb. It is a volume that laypersons of all religious persuasions, and those who do not have a significant religious perspective, urgently needs. It fills an obvious current vacuum, is highly readable, entertaining, and immensely informative.
--J. Harold Ellens
author of Honest Faith for Our Time and Probing the Frontiers of Biblical Studies
"Greg Jenks takes his readers on a new journey through the Holy Scriptures, reclaiming them with keen scholarship for our post-religious world. After reading the work of this emerging progressive religious thinker, the Bible will shine with a new luster."
--John Shelby Spong,
author of Eternal Life: A New Vision and Jesus for the Non-Religious