Tim Keller is someone I respect. Center Church taught us to imagine differently about towns and cities, evangelism, and church planting. Prodigal Jesus expanded my view for the gospel. But their post “The Bible and sex that is same” kept much to be desired. He reviewed Matthew Vines’s book God and the Gay Christian and Ken Wilson’s A Letter to My Congregation in it. For the review that is full of Keller’s article, please see this post by Matthew Vines.
Key to theological view that affirms LGBT sex could be the proven fact that just just what the scripture is talking about into the few passages that target same-sex eroticism is one thing which is not straight highly relevant to today’s comprehension of LGBT sex and same-sex relationships. I’ve delivered information about why the Torah understands of same-sex eroticism as attack and exploitation. However some argue that extra-biblical literary works reveals that ancient Greeks did have an awareness of intimate orientations.
Keller argued there are sources to shared, committed same-sex relationships around enough time the brand new Testament had been written. Other usually make the claim that is same. Yet I’m still waiting around for a legitimate guide. Continue reading “Tim Keller Got it Incorrect: Greek Understandings of Same-Sex Eroticism”