This episode features John Shelby Spong, the 2005-2006 Kritikos professor in the Humanities. John Shelby Spong is a retired Episcopal bishop, a prolific author and scholar. John Shelby Spong earned his undergraduate degree in philosophy and zoology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Master of Divinity at the Virginia Theological Seminary. He served as the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark for 24 years until his retirement in 2000. John Shelby Spong is the author, co-author or editor of 20 books. Humanities Center Director Steve Shankman interviews faculty, staff, and visiting lecturers about their research and interests for a 30 minute show that gives an inside look at the University of Oregon.