Tag Archives: Paul

“The Bible is Misogynist from Cover to Cover.” Well, not quite.

A new blog, A Flock of Crows, was recently a WordPress “Featured Blog” with a post titled, Mind the Gap: I’m Gay and Christian.  The blogger is a sixteen year old lesbian who is in the closet, and an excellent … Continue reading

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Heresy: My First Time

It happened late one night in the early eighties, five, maybe six, years after I graduated from Simpson. I was sitting in the living room of our first apartment in San Diego. At that time I still had my small student library of Bibles, Bible commentaries, … Continue reading

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New Testament Teachings on Teachers

The Bible is multivocal, a library of books by different authors, each of whom was inspired by the Spirit of God.  An important example of multivocality of the Greek scriptures is the topic of teachers. How we understand “teachers” is intimately bound up with the ecclesiastical … Continue reading

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Clobber Passage: Romans 1:18-27

Romans 1:18-27 may be the most-used Clobber Passage of all. Virtually all North American gay and lesbian believers, once their orientation is known, have received it in a cut-and-paste email from concerned friends and acquaintances. If you’ve spent much time in the blogs you … Continue reading

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