The “Cure Me, I’m Gay” documentary earlier this week has got me thinking. One thing that I have noticed amongst men who seek to change their homosexuality is that often they feel that the church will see them as somehow …

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Here’s a challenge. Imagine you had to present a biblical argument against monogamous, consensual incest yet in favour of monogamous, consensual same-sex relationships*. Could any of our liberal readers do it? If so, please have a go in the comments …

Incest in the Bible? Read more »

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As I mentioned below, I wanted to follow up the FRC research to see whether the research was statistically valid. Unfortunately the publicly available dataset does not include within it the same-sex activity data, so I decided to email Professor …

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I want to begin a series of posts looking at how Scripture approaches sexuality and slavery and to see whether the allegation that conservatives use two different exegetical principles has any basis. I’m going to begin by looking at one …

Sexuality and Slavery – Part One Read more »

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Colin Coward, in his latest blog post, demonstrates an unfortunate inability to discern what the conservative position on same-sex activity actually is. Anyone who bases their attitudes to LGBT people on the official teaching of the church risks making statements …

Predjudiced against what? Read more »

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Mark Harris is completely skew-whiff in his arguments: Archbishop Venables of the Southern Cone is quoted in the Living Church as saying, “We will have no problem ceasing interventions once we see repentance and a return to biblical principles.” This …

Miserable Morals Read more »

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