homosexuality Tag

As a teacher of religious studies, one thing that has stuck out to me during the recent Phil Robertson (the patriarch of the "Duck Dynasty" clan) controversy is the seeming ignorance regarding the source of several of the quotes attributed to Robertson. This article, for...

My recent series "A Civil War Between the Church and the Gay Community?" (Part One, Two, and Three) has involved a discussion of the church's relationship to the state, with some special attention paid to the current debates over homosexuality and marriage. During that discussion,...

[caption id="attachment_2126" align="alignright" width="300"] No war is ever civil.[/caption] In Part One, we looked at how Washington, DC, pastor Anthony Evans' declaration that the Supreme Court's refusal to hear a case challenging the DC gay marriage law has set up a "civil war between the church...

In the wake of the Supreme Court refusing to hear a case challenging the Washington, DC law recognizing gay marriages, DC pastor Anthony Evans has declared a "civil war between the church and the gay community": "[W]hat the Supreme Court has set up is the greatest...

James McGrath has posted a collection of helpful links on what the Bible has to say about homosexuality, including articles from both sides. It's worth bookmarking for future discussions. I would add the following to the list: Gary R. Jepsen, "Arsenokoites and Malakos: Meanings and Consequences," Currents...

The politics of sexual orientation have been a major battleground over the past couple decades, as the nature/nurture questions of whether a person is "born gay," whether sexual orientation can be changed, etc. continue to be hotly debated in the media and elsewhere even today....