Newsnight on the London Letter
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Do you know what the mostÂ disappointing part of this whole piece was? The way both studio guests completely failed to take us to the theological arguments involved. The debate in the church is notÂ over sociological concerns – it is primarily a very simple question of whether the Bible does or doesn’t support same-sex relationships. Whilst it’s interesting for the Church to note what society is doing and how we can engage with it, we do not take our ethical stance from the cover of the New Statesman (or Spectator for that matter).
And no Giles Fraser, stating that “Jesus never said anything about homosexuality” is notÂ a theological argument. And actually, it’s not even true…