Messianic Apologetics editor John McKee offers thoughts on the issue of sexuality, after reading the book Confronting Old Testament Controversies by Tremper Longman III.
It is frequently claimed that since Yeshua (Jesus) did not specifically speak about homosexuality, that it is, perhaps, acceptable among His followers.
The debate over homosexuality is splitting entire faith communities. How can anyone fairly sort through this issue, in a Biblical but understanding way?
Abortion and homosexuality are too frequently condemned within today’s Body of Messiah—when the real problem, thousands of times bigger, is heterosexual sin.
What are some of the sociological, and even pastoral factors, which are too often disregarded or ignored in the contemporary debate over homosexuality?
Liberal theologians are certainly familiar with Biblical passages like Leviticus 18; Romans 1; and 1 Corinthians 6. But how might they be seen to redefine the issue?