So, everytime I blog about gay in the church, or about same sex marriage — like I did this week — someone brings up the book by Robert Gagnon. It seems that, for a lot of people, his book is the final word on homosexuality and biblical Christianity.
But the fracking book is $25, even on the Kindle!!! (C’mon, Abingdon, get with the program — no book should be that much on a Kindle.)
So, I’m wondering if anyone has a copy of The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics by Robert Gagnon that they’d like to donate. Scot, my erstwhile guest blogger, has graciously offered to read the 500-page tome and see if it changes his mind. He’ll blog about the book here, and all of you Gagnon-defenders can have at him.If you’re willing to donate yours, contact me here.
Why am I not reading the book?
Because, the picture below is the pile of books on my desk, all of which I’m due to read (a couple I’ve already read and haven’t shelved yet). There’s a similar stack by my bed, and another by my chair upstairs. That chair is also within reach of the remote control, which seems to magically switch on episodes of Battlestar Gallactica, making it much harder for me to get through the piles of books!
[UPDATE: That was fast. We’ve already got a generous soul willing to donate his book. Feel free to continue the thread below in the comments, however, on Gagnon’s book, or on my amazingly eclectic reading list]