23 April, 2014
In light of the releasing yesterday of the highly controversial book God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines (who argues the Bible supports homosexuality), several faculty from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary carefully respond in a biblical and winsome way. Their extremely helpful response in book form, edited by Dr. Al Mohler, is being given away for FREE. Even if you don’t care much for Vines’ book or don’t want to read it, this free offer is a helpful introduction overall to how to think biblically on what is perhaps the cultural issue of our day.
This FREE offer is perhaps only available for a limited-time.
Christians and homosexuality is a hotly debated topic in today’s evangelical world, and Southern Seminary continues that conversation in this publication. Matthew Vines’s new book, God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships,argues that homosexual orientation and committed same-sex relationships are consistent with a “high view” of the Bible and evangelical Christianity. Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr. and four other seminary faculty members refute this claim in the new SBTS Press e-book, God and the Gay Christian? A Response to Matthew Vines.
Each chapter refutes Vines’s claims from six specific Scriptural references to homosexuality. Mohler’s chapter provides an overview critique of Vines’s book. James M. Hamilton Jr., professor of biblical theology, addresses the Old Testament claims; Denny Burk, professor of biblical studies, addresses New Testament claims; Owen Strachan, assistant professor of Christian theology looks at the church history assertions; and Heath Lambert, assistant professor of biblical counseling, answers whether there is such a thing as a “gay Christian.”