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By James V. Brownson

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

This thought-provoking ebook via James Brownson develops a vast, 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.

quite offering either side during this polarized debate — "traditional" and "revisionist" — Brownson carefully analyzes the entire pertinent biblical texts and helpfully identifies "stuck issues" within the ongoing debate. within the method, he explores key techniques that tell our realizing of the biblical texts, together with patriarchy, complementarity, purity and impurity, honor and disgrace. imperative to his argument is the necessity to discover the ethical good judgment at the back of the text.

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

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