J.D. Greear: Preaching Against Homosexuality is Like Preaching Against Slavery

In a stunning example of illogic/false analogy/absurdity, here’s J.D. Greear setting the evangelical movement back about, oh, 150 years by equating preaching against “homosexuality” to preaching against “slavery and racism”:

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This happened, of course, at the Southern Baptist ERLC leadership summit, and it represents an increasingly popular technique on the part of neo-Calvinistic evangelicals to subtly imply that gay relationships or gay marriage are like slavery, the KKK, racism, lynching, etc. Of course, pretending that discrimination and intolerance are somehow a justice and freedom cause does no one any good. And it confirms that folks like J.D. have absolutely zero authentic human relationships with gay people. Because no one who does could make such outlandish and offensive statements.

Happy Saturday.

Ugh.

H/T to Christian Nightmares

About Zach Hoag

Zach J. Hoag is a writer and missional minister from notoriously non-religious New England. He blogs here at Patheos and HuffPost Religion. His book, Nothing but the Blood: The Gospel According to Dexter, released in 2012. Most importantly he binge-watches TV dramas and plays in the snow with his family.

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