Topic > Homosexuality
Alister McGrath defines heresy with these words, “A heresy is a failed attempt at orthodoxy, whose fault lies not in its willingness to explore possibilities or press conceptual boundaries, but in its unwillingness to accept that it has in fact failed” (Heresy, p. 31). McGrath reveals what is an ironic truth about heresy. It is...Read
Given the recent Revoice conference, Nate Collins’ 2017 All But Invisible: Exploring Identity Questions at the Intersection of Faith, Gender, and Sexuality is now necessary reading for all who are interested in the so-called “Side B” of gay Christianity. In the same vein as writers like Wesley Hill and Eve Tushnet, Collins “firmly and unapologetically...Read
In his first letter to Timothy, Paul writes with a concern that surfaces right from the start of the letter and continues to the end: the preservation of sound doctrine. Paul’s instruction to Timothy concerning sound doctrine is incisive and pervasive: Refute those who teach unsound doctrine (1 Tim 1:3; 5:17; 6:3–5), raise up leaders...Read
Alastair Roberts, author of the forthcoming “Heirs Together: A Theology of the Sexes,” is one of the most thoughtful evangelicals of our time writing in the area of marriage, gender, and sexuality. He is also one of the initial signatories to The Nashville Statement from the United Kingdom. In an article he wrote for Premier Christianity, he...Read
UPDATE: Responding to the article and interview discussed below, Eugene Peterson seems to have retracted his affirmation of same-sex marriage in a statement to reporter Kate Shellnutt at Christianity Today. His statement includes the following remarks: “Recently a reporter asked me whether my personal opinions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have changed over the years. I presume...Read
From our 2016 Conference, Jackie Hill-Perry shares her journey from lesbianism to complementarianism.