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Sexuality in the Bible

Are Biblical Laws About Homosexuality Eternal?

Richard Elliott Friedman | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Richard Elliott Friedman

Calling male homosexual acts an offense was precisely what made the biblical text seem so absolutely anti-homosexual. But it is precisely this fact that opens the possibility of the law's change.

Who Would Dare Argue This Gay Man Isn't Christian?

John Shore | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Refuting the conviction that homosexuality and Christianity are incompatible, I am collecting stories wherein LGBT Christians testify about their own experiences reconciling identity with faith.

What Does The Bible Actually Say About Marriage?

Greg Carey | Posted 09.06.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

If neither Jesus nor Paul preferred marriage for their followers, why do some Christians maintain that the Bible enshrines 19th-century Victorian family values?

'Am I Seeking the Truth Because I Want to Justify My Sin?'

John Shore | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
John Shore

There's Christianity, which is supposed to be founded on the unconditional love of God, breaking and tearing apart a heart. Shredding someone's sense of worth. Devastating her confidence.

'God, Why Did You Make Me This Way? Why Did You Give Me This Life?'

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

A little while ago someone wrote to ask me why I'm so interested in the "gay issue." I replied that my primary interest isn't in "the gay issue." My primary interest is in the abuse of power.

Why Gays And Lesbians Should Never Argue Scripture

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

The reason gays and lesbians should never argue over scripture is because, not only does scripture not condemn homosexuality, arguing over it produces nothing but strife, division and hatred.