Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (Google eBook)

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Westminster John Knox Press, Apr 1, 2009
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In this revised and expanded best seller, Rogers argues for equal rights in both the church and society for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgendered people. He describes how he moved away from opposition to support, charts the church's history of using biblical passages to oppress marginalized groups, argues for a Christ-centered reading of Scripture, debunks stereotypes about gays and lesbians, and explores texts used most frequently against homosexuals and gay ordination. In this newly revised edition, he maps the recent progress of major U.S. denominations toward full equality for LGBT persons, adds a new chapter that examines how Scripture is best interpreted by Jesus' redemptive life and ministry, and updates his own efforts and experiences. The book also includes a guide for group study or personal reflection.

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Review: Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church

User Review  - John Jt - Goodreads

It just isn't good. Weak argumentation and handling of the relevant passages. It was useful in assessing arguments used by revisionists. Read full review

Review: Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church

User Review  - Steve Lee Sr - Goodreads

The Bible is cut and dry on this issue, right? There is no wiggle room. Jesus condemned homosexuals and said they were going to dwell in the lake of fire prepared for Satan and his angels. It's all ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Jack Rogers is Professor Emeritus of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary in California. He was moderator of the 213th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Roger's books include "Reading the Bible and the Confessions", "Claiming the Center: Churches and Conflicting Worldviews", and "Presbyterian Creeds", all published by WJK.

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