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Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church's Debate on by James V. Brownson

By James V. Brownson

Grapples carefully with biblical texts on the center of the church's debate over same-sex relationships

This thought-provoking publication by means of James Brownson develops a wide, cross-cultural sexual ethic from Scripture, locates present debates over homosexuality in that wider context, and explores why the Bible speaks how it does approximately same-sex relationships.

really providing either side during this polarized debate — "traditional" and "revisionist" — Brownson rigorously analyzes all the pertinent biblical texts and helpfully identifies "stuck issues" within the ongoing debate. within the strategy, he explores key recommendations that tell our realizing of the biblical texts, together with patriarchy, complementarity, purity and impurity, honor and disgrace. principal to his argument is the necessity to discover the ethical good judgment at the back of the text.

Written with a view to serve and tell the continued debate in lots of denominations over the questions of homosexuality, Brownson's in-depth examine will end up an invaluable source for Christians who are looking to shape a thought of opinion in this vital issue.

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