Faith & Social Justice: In the spirit of Richard Overton and the 17th C. Levellers

Index of Posts on GLBT Persons in the Church: A Case for Full Inclusion

  1. Terms and Presuppositions.
  2. Use of Scripture in Moral Discernment
  3. Range of Christian Views on “Homosexuality.”
  4. The Sodom Story
  5. Two Texts from the “Holiness Code” in Leviticus.
  6. Addendum: Pro-GLBT “Over-readings” of Biblical Texts.
  7. Two Brief Texts from Paul (with major issues in translation).
  8. Romans 1:18-2:1.
  9. Addendum 2: DVD Review of For the Bible Tells Me So.
  10. Richard Hays’ Argument, A.
  11. Richard Hays’ Argument, B.
  12. Matt. 19:11-12: A Positive Word from Jesus?
  13. Addendum: Loose Ends.
  14. Sexual Orientation: Science.
  15. Identifying Threats
  16. Acts 10: Gentile Inclusion
  17. Loose Ends 2.
  18. Final” Post: Toward a Single-Standard Sexual Ethic for All Christians.

July 14, 2008 - Posted by | Biblical exegesis, ethics, GLBT issues


  1. I’m very glad for this posting. Considering I’m in California, this is a huge point of discussion currently. I’m also in a locale with a large gay population (Palm Springs).

    Comment by Steven Kippel | July 17, 2008

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