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Biblical ethics & homosexuality : listening to scripture

Author: Robert L Brawley
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"What are the most important biblical texts for modern Christians to read in order to arrive at responsible decisions regarding the ethics of human sexual behavior? How should the Bible be used in this enterprise? How should those texts be translated for today's reader? The contributors to this book, all noted biblical scholars, confront these questions as they deal with issues surrounding the ethics of sexual  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Brawley
ISBN: 0664256384 9780664256388
OCLC Number: 33359656
Description: x, 162 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1: Methods: how we use the Bible in Christian ethics. Creation and human sexuality in the New Testament / Ulrich W. Mauser ; Textual orientation / Choon-Leong Seow ; The power of God at work in the children of God / Robert L. Brawley --
Part 2 The Bible and human sexuality ; Marriage in the Old Testament / J. Andrew Dearman ; Exploring the implications of Paul's use of sarx (flesh) / Elizabeth Gordon Edwards ; The holiness code and human sexuality / Sarah J. Melcher ; Same-sex sexual relations in antiquity and sexuality and sexual identity in contemporary American society / Herman C. Waetjen ; Arsenokoites and malakos : meanings and consequences / Dale B. Martin ; Gentile wheat and homosexual Christians : New Testament directions for the heterosexual church / Jeffrey S. Siker --
Epilogue: Ending without closure ; Scripture Index.
Other Titles: Biblical ethics and homosexuality
Responsibility: Robert L. Brawley, editor.

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What are the most important texts for modern Christians to read in order to arrive at responsible decisions regarding the ethics of human sexual behavior? How should those texts be translated for  Read more...

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