God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

Matthew Vines


The landmark publication exploring what the Bible really says—and doesn’t say—about same-sex relationships.
 
As a tender Christian guy, Matthew Vines harbored an identical easy hopes of so much youngsters: to some-day percentage his lifestyles with a person, to construct a relations of his personal, to provide and obtain love. but if he discovered he used to be homosexual, these hopes have been referred to as into query. The Bible, he’d been taught, condemned homosexual relationships.
 
Feeling the stress among his knowing of the Bible and the truth of his same-sex orientation, Vines dedicated years of extensive examine into what the Bible says approximately homosexuality. With care and precision, Vines requested questions akin to:
 
• Do biblical teachings at the marriage covenant prevent same-sex marriage or now not?
• How should still we observe the lessons of Jesus to the homosexual debate?
• Can celibacy be a calling whilst it really is mandated, no longer selected?
• What did Paul keep in mind while he warned opposed to same-sex relatives?
 
designated in its confirmation of either an orthodox religion and sexual range, God and the homosexual Christian has sparked heated debate, honest soul search­ing, and frequent cultural switch at the factor of what it potential to be a devoted homosexual Christian.

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