Hatred, Bigotry and Truth in the Homosexuality and Same Sex Marriage Debate

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The moral status of homosexuality and the legal advancement of same-sex marriage remain among the preeminent moral and theological issues confronting the church. I’ve published many pieces representing a diversity of opinion — including my own thoughts (see here and here, for instance), which do not neatly fall into the expected categories. I appreciate the [Read More...]

Wendell Berry’s Epic Slanderfest: Opponents of Same-Sex Marriage Are “Perverts,” Guilty of “The Lowest Form of Hatred”

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In case you were wondering, those who defend traditional marriage and oppose same-sex marriage are continuing the tradition of those who slaughtered the Jews and the Native Americans.  They’re also perverts who are trying to theocratize America. According, at least, to Wendell Berry.  And no, I’m neither making this up nor exaggerating. I write this [Read More...]

Help! We’re Gay and We’re Being Oppressed!

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A recent Prudential study showed that gays and lesbians are considerably more wealthy, on average, than their heterosexual counterparts.  As the Prudential press release explains: The study found that the LGBT community is in relatively good financial health with a median household income of $61,500, above the median U.S. household income of $50,000. Although gay [Read More...]

Question of the Week: Can We Really “Get the Government Out of the Marriage Business”?

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Tell me if you’ve heard this one before.  A conversation is taking place on same-sex marriage.  One side is for it.  American law, they say, should not effectively sanction the traditional Christian view of marriage and reject other visions of marriage, including gay marriage.  The other side is against.  Heterosexual marriage is not merely a [Read More...]

Would Jesus Fight a Legal Battle Against Same-Sex Marriage?

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Recently I asked, “Is it Time for Evangelicals to Stop Opposing Gay Marriage?”  I followed up with “Ten Things I Believe About Evangelicals and Same-Sex Marriage,” where I think I put the issue much more clearly.  The question is not whether evangelicals should abandon beliefs that have become unfashionable and culturally detrimental.  The question is [Read More...]


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