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People to Be Loved

Preston SprinkleWesley Hill
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People to Be Loved

Preston SprinkleWesley Hill

Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue. In People to Be Loved, Preston Sprinkle challenges those on all sides of the debate to consider what the Bible says and how we should approach the topic of homosexuality in light of it.

In a manner that appeals to a scholarly and lay-audience alike, Preston takes on difficult questions such as how should the church treat people struggling with same-sex attraction? Is same-sex attraction a product of biological or societal factors or both? How should the church think about larger cultural issues, such as gay marriage, gay pride, and whether intolerance over LGBT amounts to racism? How (or if) Christians should do business with LGBT persons and supportive companies?

Simply saying that the Bible condemns homosexuality is not accurate, nor is it enough to end the debate. Those holding a traditional view still struggle to reconcile the Bible's prohibition of same-sex attraction with the message of radical, unconditional grace. This book meets that need.



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About "People to Be Loved"

Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue. In People to Be Loved, Preston Sprinkle challenges those on all sides of the debate to consider what the Bible says and how we should approach the topic of homosexuality in light of it.

In a manner that appeals to a scholarly and lay-audience alike, Preston takes on difficult questions such as how should the church treat people struggling with same-sex attraction? Is same-sex attraction a product of biological or societal factors or both? How should the church think about larger cultural issues, such as gay marriage, gay pride, and whether intolerance over LGBT amounts to racism? How (or if) Christians should do business with LGBT persons and supportive companies?

Simply saying that the Bible condemns homosexuality is not accurate, nor is it enough to end the debate. Those holding a traditional view still struggle to reconcile the Bible's prohibition of same-sex attraction with the message of radical, unconditional grace. This book meets that need.


- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Preston Sprinkle

Preston M. Sprinkle (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Eternity Bible College, Simi Valley, California. He is the author of Law and Life: The Use of Leviticus 18:5 in Early Jewish and Christian Interpretation (WUNT 2/241; Tubingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2008); Paul and Judaism Revisited; Erasing Hell with Francis Chan and The Gospel of Luke (The Brill New Testament Exegetical Commentary; Leiden: Brill)
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Wesley Hill

Wesley Hill graduated from Wheaton College and has an MA in Theology and Religion from Durham University in the UK. He is currently working toward a PhD in New Testament at Durham and has written for Books and Culture and Ransom Fellowship's magazine Critique.

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  • christians Who Are Confused By The Homosexuality Debate Raging In The Us Are Looking For Resources That Are Based Solidly On A Deep Study Of What Scripture Says About The Issue. In people To Be Loved, Preston Sprinkle Challenges Those On All Sides Of The Debate To Consider What The Bible Says And How We Should Approach The Topic Of Homosexuality In Light Of It.

    in A Manner That Appeals To A Scholarly And Lay-audience Alike, Preston Takes On Difficult Questions Such As How Should The Church Treat People Struggling With Same-sex Attraction? Is Same-sex Attraction A Product Of Biological Or Societal Factors Or Both? How Should The Church Think About Larger Cultural Issues, Such As Gay Marriage, Gay Pride, And Whether Intolerance Over Lgbt Amounts To Racism? How (or If) Christians Should Do Business With Lgbt Persons And Supportive Companies?

    simply Saying That The Bible Condemns Homosexuality Is Not Accurate, Nor Is It Enough To End The Debate. Those Holding A Traditional View Still Struggle To Reconcile The Bible's Prohibition Of Same-sex Attraction With The Message Of Radical, Unconditional Grace. This Book Meets That Need.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 443606
  • Product Code 9780310519669
  • ISBN 0310519667
  • EAN 9780310519669
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Dec 2015
  • Sales Rank #43991
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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