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People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality is Not Just An Issue

Preston SprinkleWesley Hill

People to Be Loved: Why Homosexuality is Not Just An Issue

Preston SprinkleWesley Hill

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With compassion and a thorough, comprehensive approach, Preston Sprinkle sheds light on the topic of homosexuality. He takes on difficult issues such as the church's response to same-sex attraction, the nature and origin of homosexuality, and what the Bible really teaches about it all.

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With compassion and a thorough, comprehensive approach, Preston Sprinkle sheds light on the topic of homosexuality. He takes on difficult issues such as the church's response to same-sex attraction, the nature and origin of homosexuality, and what the Bible really teaches about it all.
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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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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.

Table Of Contents

  • :chapter 1: God And Gayschapter 2: The Breath Of Godchapter 3: Sodom And Gomorrahchapter 4: Holiness Codechapter 5: Jesus?s Silence About Homosexualitychapter 6: Contrary To Naturechapter 7: Gay Sex, Greed, And Other Sins Condemned By Godchapter 8: What Now?chapter 9: Early Churchchapter 10: Unconditional Delightchapter 11: Nature Versus Nurturechapter 12: Ex----gay Ministrieschapter 13: Celibacychapter 14: Unwanted Same Sex Attraction And The Crossepilogue: Frequently Asked Questions

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Thorough, Biblical, Excellent.
5 stars By Ibu Guru, Aug 01 2017
Preston Sprinkle has done a thorough, Bible-based study of the subject of homosexuality.  I don't think any reader will be unchanged after reading this.  Hopefully this will be widely read and be used of the Lord to save many people for His Kingdom.
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  • Catalogue Code 434080
  • Product Code 9780310519652
  • ISBN 0310519659
  • EAN 9780310519652
  • UPC 025986519650
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Dec 2015
  • Sales Rank #3069
  • Dimensions 213 x 137 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.244kg

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