6 edition of The Bible and Homosexual Practice found in the catalog.
July 20, 2001
by Abingdon Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||520|
The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics (Kindle Locations ). Abingdon Press. Kindle Edition. Despite Mr Gagnon's Documentary hypothesis clearly shown in the book. it's well worth reading. I have truly learned a lot. This book is a must have for Christians, specifically for the historical facts shown by Mr Gagnon that /5(97). The first and third positions, for instance, reflect a more conservative view and make it difficult to find anything but condemnation in the Bible for homosexual practice. The second and forth, in contrast, invite a more progressive interpretation of the verses in common and open the way to supporting homosexual relationships as several major Author: David Lose.
Question: "What does the Bible say about homosexuality?" Answer: In some people’s minds, being homosexual is as much outside one’s control as the color of your skin and your height. On the other hand, the Bible clearly and consistently declares that homosexual activity is a sin (Genesis –13; Leviticus ; ; Romans –27; 1 Corinthians ). This verse is often used by Bible-believers to condemn homosexuality, by interpreting "sodomites" to mean homosexuals and their sexual relations "abominations." Asa "did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD" by expelling homosexuals (or "sodomites", as the good book calls them).
The account of the friendship between David and Jonathan was recorded favourably in the Books of Samuel (1 Samuel 18; 20; 2 Samuel 1) and although most scholars have always interpreted it as referring to platonic, some have argued that it refers to romantic or sexual love.. Two significant passages are 1 Samuel (TNIV). And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as. The Bible Doesn’t Say That Homosexuality is a Sin: An Analysis of the Seven Scriptures Sometimes Claimed to Refer to Homosexuality Some Christians believe the Bible tells us that homosexuals are sinners. The current trend of increased acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communityFile Size: KB.
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He has a master’s in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School and a doctor of philosophy from Princeton Theological Seminary . The acknowledgments section of his book reads like a who’s who of evangelical scholars.
The Bible and Homosexual Practice is written in 5 chapters: 1. The Witness of the Old Testament, by: Gagnon's book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with affirmation of homosexual practice. The Bible and Homosexual Practice () by Robert A.J.
Gagnon5/5(4). Gagnon's The Bible The Bible and Homosexual Practice book Homosexual Practice is a book about the "anatomical fittedness of the male penis and the female vagina" ().
In unwieldy prose, Gagnon traces the all Bible's comments on same-sex behavior back to how penises and vaginas fit together better than other parts of the body/5(40).
The two arguments presented in Homosexuality and the Bible:Two Views could not be further apart in both position and in substance. In this book, Dan O. Via and Robert A.J. Gagnon present arguments for homosexuality and against homosexuality as an acceptable lifestyle for a Christian/5(43).
Gagnon offers the most thorough analysis to date of the biblical texts relating to homosexuality. He demonstrates why attempts to classify the Bible’s rejection of same-sex intercourse as irrelevant for our contemporary context fail to do justice to the biblical texts and to current scientific data.
Gagnon’s book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with 5/5(5). He demonstrates why attempts to classify the Bible's rejection of same-sex intercourse as irrelevant for our contemporary context fail to do justice to the biblical texts and to current scientific data.
Gagnon's book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with affirmation of homosexual practice. In his book, Jesus, The Bible, and Homosexuality, he lays out the argument for why he believes that: We need to give people who are LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender] full and equal rights within the church The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA; PCUSA) approved ordination of homosexuals in and gay marriage in /5.
The Bible is a big book, and the rightness or wrongness of homosexual practice is not at the center of it. If you read through the 1, chapters in the Bible and the more t verses, you’ll find only a dozen or so passages that deal explicitly with : Kevin Deyoung.
The Bible doesn’t comment directly on the biology of homosexual desires, though it acknowledges that we are all born with a tendency to go against what God commands. (Romans 7: 25) Rather than focus on the cause of homosexual desires, however, the Bible prohibits homosexual acts.
Prof Gagnon has produced the most comprehensive examination of the Biblical evidence regarding homosexual behavior. His treatment is definitely on the conservative side, but he attempts to be fair to all viewpoints.
This is easily the best book on the subject, but it is not an easy read.5/5(5). Although Christians of several denominations have historically maintained that this verse is a complete prohibition of all forms of homosexual activity, some 20th and 21st-century authors contend the passage is not a blanket condemnation of homosexual acts, suggesting, among other interpretations, that the passage condemned heterosexuals who experimented with homosexual activity or that Paul's condemnation was relative to his own culture, in which homosexuality.
Gagnon's book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with affirmation of homosexual practice. Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics - eBook () by Robert A.J. Gagnon5/5(4).
Robert Gagnon, the preeminent scholar on homosexual practice and the Bible, in his essay, A Book Not To Be Embraced cites Aristophanes’ speech in Plato’s Symposium and the speech of Callicratidas in the pseudo-Lucianic Affairs of the Heart as two worthy examples that were known in the 1st Century Greco-Roman world, which depict consensual homosexual practice.
Philo of Alexandria (25BCAD). The Bible and Homosexual Practice is written in 5 chapters: 1. The Witness of the Old Testament, 2. Same-Sex Intercourse as a “Contrary to Nature” in Early Judaism, 3.
The Witness of Jesus, 4. The Witness of Paul and Deutero-Paul, and 5. The Hermeneutical Relevance of /5(87). As Peter J. Gomes, preacher to Harvard University, further clarifies in his book The Good Book, “It is not clear that Saint Paul distinguished, as we must, between homosexual persons and heterosexual persons who behave like homosexuals, but what is clear is that what is ‘unnatural’ is the one behaving after the manner of the other.
It is not possible in so short a compass to do justice to pages of research [in my book, The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics (Abingdon, )]. However, I will attempt to hit some key points.
I will begin by talking about the two most important sets of texts: the Levitical prohibitions and the texts in Paul. treatment should refer to Robert A. Gagnon, The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics (Nashville: Abingdon Press, ). Gagnon, an associate professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, answers many questions not addressed by the present study.
THE BIBLE, THE CHURCH, AND HOMOSEXUALITY vi. by Matt Slick. The Bible doesn't speak of homosexuality very often; but when it does, it condemns it as 's take a look. Leviticus"You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination."1; Leviticus"If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death.
What Does the Bible Really Teach about. Homosexuality. DEYOUNG. BIBLICAL STUDIES / GENERAL. ISBN ISBN 9 7 8 1 4 3 3 5 4 9 3 7 3 5 1 2 9 9.
U.S. $ In this timely book, award-winning author Kevin DeYoung challenges each of us—the. skeptic and the seeker, the certain and the confused—to take a File Size: 1MB. Only a few isolated texts speak against homosexual intercourse, and nothing from Jesus (for a response see pp.The Bible and Homosexual Practice).
The Bible disapproves of only exploitative forms of homosexual behavior (see the discussion of individual Bible texts in my book). Homosexual intercourse is regarded as sin. He demonstrates why attempts to classify the Bible’s rejection of same-sex intercourse as irrelevant for our contemporary context fail to do justice to the biblical texts and to current scientific data.
Gagnon’s book powerfully challenges attempts to identify love and inclusivity with affirmation of homosexual practice.Dr. Robert Gagnon, the world's leading anti-gay evangelical scholar affirms that born eunuchs probably were homosexual and that same sex cult prostitutes existed in ancient Israel.
Keep in mind that the best anti-homosexual book available today is, The Bible And Homosexual Practice by Dr. Gagnon, Associate Professor of Greek and New Testament (with tenure) at Pittsburg Theological Seminary.The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics (Nashville: Abingdon, ) Robert A.
J. Gagnon Home Articles Available Online Response to Book Reviews Material for "Two Views" Material for "Christian Sexuality" Answers to Emails College Materials Robert