Jesus, the Bible, and homosexuality

explode the myths, heal the church
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Westminster John Knox Press , Louisville, Ky
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) -- Doctrines, Bible and homosexuality, Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Presbyterian Church (U.
StatementJack Rogers.
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LC ClassificationsBS680.H67 R64 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23165279M
ISBN 139780664233976
LC Control Number2009006554
OCLC/WorldCa246896047

Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality describes Rogers' own change of mind and heart on the issue, charts the church's history of using biblical passages to oppress marginalized groups, argues for a Christ-centered reading of Scripture, debunks stereotypes about people who are LGBT, refutes the conventional wisdom about the texts that are often used against people who are LGBT, and presents ideas for how the church /5(73).

"Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality" is an incredibly eye opening read. Written by a conservative Presbyterian pastor who, after exhaustive research, now embraces people of faith who happen to be the Bible. In the book Jesus, the Bible and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church, Jack Rogers speaks candidly about his journey through the Presbyterian Church (USA) and his experience at a local and national level dealing with the issue of.

Jesus and St. Paul explicitly teach a doctrine of and homosexuality book that is incompatible with gay marriage, let alone homosexuality.

Even if Leviticus and Romans were silent on the subject of homosexual acts, Jesus and St. Paul's teachings on marriage would be enough to reject same-sex marriage. Jesus is God, therefore all of the Bible is His Word, not just the parts in red in the four Gospels.

Jesus spoke about everything from Genesis through Revelation And that includes anything in the 66 books about homosexuality. Still worth a read for the serious student, but the book fails in its stated goals to offer a "full-bodied" picture of the debate.

It excludes positions that are too far. 'You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination. Leviticus Hating Uncleanness Punishments Death Penalty For Sexual Sin Death of natural Death gays sex Being Gay Gay Marriage man. Same Sex Marriage Abominations Rape Capital Punishment Sexual Sin, Nature Of Laws Of Sexual Union Sodomy Abominations, Sin Is.

Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church - Kindle edition by Rogers, Jack. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note the Bible and highlighting while reading Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church/5(75). What the Bible Says About Homosexuality God created marriage, which he defines as the lifelong and exclusive covenant of one man and woman.

Same-sex desires and same-sex orientation are part of our broken and disordered sexuality owing to God’s subjection of the created order to futility because of man’s sin.

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 Jesus history of using biblical passages to oppress marginalized groups, argues for a Christ-centered reading of Scripture, debunks stereotypes about gays and.

Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality by Jack Rogers (Louisville:Westminster-John Knox,pages, plus endnotes) A Review by Richard Kew I no longer take the Episcopal News Service very seriously, but the other week as they touted Jack Rogers' book, Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, I decided I ought to read ectual honesty demands that we take serious the viewpoints of those Author: Richard Kew.

The first half of Rogers' book, "Jesus, the Bible, And Homosexuality" actually recounts the historical stand of the Presbyterian Church - USA, and it's forebears, in regard to three issues: slavery, women's rights, and divorce and remarriage.5/5(5).

For many Christians, opposing homosexuality is as simple as opening the Bible. You could be reading the Old Testament, for example, and come across this particularly harsh passage from Leviticus: “If a man lies with another man as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination.

They must be put to death.”.

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Jack Rogers is Professor Emeritus of Theology at San Francisco Theological Seminary in California. He was moderator of the th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Roger's books include Reading the Bible Format: Ebook. Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (Book): Rogers, Jack Bartlett: 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. The Bible provides God’s blueprint for marriage and for His good gift of sex in Genesis The gift is only to be enjoyed within a marriage between a man and a woman.

There are no exceptions suggested, such as homosexual partnerships. Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition by Jack Rogers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our /5(). 2. Jesus condemned “all” sexual activity outside of marriage between a man and woman when He said, “Out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications these defile a man” (Matthew ).

Jesus was implying that all sexual activity outside of marriage between a man and a woman is harmful and immoral. The Bible doesn’t comment directly on the biology of homosexual desires, though it acknowledges that we are all born with a tendency to go against what God commands.

(Romans 7: 25) Rather than focus on the cause of homosexual desires, however, the Bible prohibits homosexual acts. How to please God despite having same-sex urges. You are quite right Jesus said nothing about homosexuality.

Paul on the other hand was very definitely against it as in Romans ,Corinthians but Paul. Title: Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church By: Jack Rogers Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 11 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: --Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (updated and expanded second edition), p.

The new edition of Jesus the Bible and Homosexuality can be purchased from and   Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition Paper - Jack Rogers: Westminster John Knox Press In this revised and expanded bestseller, 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, c.

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The only evidence in the Bible in favor of homosexuality is that which is read into the text by interpreters trying to shape a Jesus Who approves of their sinful lifestyle. As Christians defending God’s truth, we must be informed of these matters so that we are not taken off-guard by those who would pervert the gospel of Christ to their own.

Jesus, the Bible, and homosexuality: explode the myths, heal the church. [Jack Rogers] -- A former seminary professor and church official Jack Rogers argues unequivocally for the ordination of homosexuals and for the extension of full and equal rights in society to all people who are.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(57). The Bible never directly addresses, and it certainly does not condemn, loving, committed same-sex relationships.

There is no biblical teaching about sexual orientation, nor is there any call to lifelong celibacy for gay people. But the Bible does explicitly reject forced loneliness as God’s will for human beings, not just in the Old Testament.

This post is part of an ongoing review of Jack Rogers’s book “Jesus, the Bible and Homosexuality. ” For more information about the series, you can read the first post here. Individual Chapter Reviews: Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6 and Chapter 7.

The Bible is a living book and as Christians we can use the teachings of Jesus to help us interpret it. Author Adam Hamilton said that he believes it is acceptable to raise questions and to wrestle with the Bible when something in its teaching seems inconsistent with, among other things, the character of God revealed in Jesus Size: KB.

Introduction This study guide for Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church(Westminster John Knox Press,) provides plans for six units of approximately one-hour duration. Participants should have a copy of the book or. Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (Book): Rogers, Jack Bartlett: In this sure-to-be controversial book, former seminary professor and church official Jack Rogers argues unequivocally for the ordination of homosexuals and for the extension of full and equal rights in society to all people who are homosexual.I grew up convinced that the Bible is clear on homosexuality as wrong.

I made it very clear to a friend just two years ago that I believed his behavior was against God's will. Yet, I also know that Jesus talked more about not judging than he talked about not sinning.

The Bible teaches that followers of Jesus are to practice sexual purity, and that includes abstaining from same-sex activity. In addition, unbelievers who practice homosexuality stand in need of salvation just like any other unbeliever.