What follows is an invitation into a reality that many seminary professors are sharing in anecdote after anecdote. Kathryn Glover, M. For all of these reasons and more, Christians have a moral imperative to reconsider their interpretation of what the Bible says about LGBTQ identities.
And inthe Episcopal Church changed the canons of bible verses condemning same sex marriage in Markham church to make it explicit that the rite of marriage is available to all people—both heterosexual couples and homosexual couples.
For the last two decades, Pew Research Center has reported that one of the most enduring ethical issues across Christian traditions is sexual diversity. Kevin DeYoung video Here is a video where De Young see book recommendation above explains some of the arguments from his book:.
Resources for further study Please note that any external resources below are intended to complement the main answer given above and may not entirely match TFT's position.
Some Biblical scholars say the passages needs to be taken at face value. Davis, Sr. This argument is based on silence and silence does not take place in a vacuum. These verses are a reflection of the fact that God has created men and women for each other. How much more, then, matters pertaining to this life!
At the heart of the claim that the Bible is clear "that homosexuality is forbidden by God" is poor biblical scholarship and a cultural bias read into the Bible. The Very Rev. There is no longer much concern, for example, about dressing modestly and inexpensively or getting drunk on wine.
The hidden psychology of pandemics across time and contexts — Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. About About Visiting Visiting Campus.
Ruthanna Hooke, Ph. We do not claim to be professional sociologists. It is clear that Spong is going to be disappointed.