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God and the gay Christian : the biblical case in support of same-sex relationships / Matthew Vines.

By: Vines, Matthew [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Convergent Books, [2015]Edition: First trade paperback editionDescription: 213 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 9781601425188; 160142518X; 9781601425164; 1601425163Subject(s): Homosexuality -- Biblical teaching | Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BS680.H67 | V56 2015Online resources: CLICK HERE TO ACCESS
Contents:
A tree and its fruit -- Telescopes, tradition, and sexual orientation -- The gift of celibacy -- The real sin of Sodom -- The abominations of Leviticus -- Excess passion and the unnatural acts in Romans 1 -- Will gay people inherit the kingdom of God? -- The biblical argument for marriage equality -- What the image of God teaches about gay Christians -- Seeds of a modern reformation.
Subject: Unique in its affirmation of both an orthodox faith and sexual diversity, this book is likely to spark heated debate, sincere soul searching, even widespread cultural change. Not only is it a compelling interpretation of key biblical texts about same-sex relations, it is also the story of a young man navigating relationships with his family, his hometown church, and the Christian church at large as he expresses what it means to be a faithful, gay Christian.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-213).

A tree and its fruit -- Telescopes, tradition, and sexual orientation -- The gift of celibacy -- The real sin of Sodom -- The abominations of Leviticus -- Excess passion and the unnatural acts in Romans 1 -- Will gay people inherit the kingdom of God? -- The biblical argument for marriage equality -- What the image of God teaches about gay Christians -- Seeds of a modern reformation.

Unique in its affirmation of both an orthodox faith and sexual diversity, this book is likely to spark heated debate, sincere soul searching, even widespread cultural change. Not only is it a compelling interpretation of key biblical texts about same-sex relations, it is also the story of a young man navigating relationships with his family, his hometown church, and the Christian church at large as he expresses what it means to be a faithful, gay Christian.

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