How can the Church best respond…

How can the Church best respond in the midst of this changing environment? What will Christian faithfulness look like once new definitions of marriage and sexuality replace those that have undergirded our society for so long?

Sean McDowell and John Stonestreet, from Same-Sex Marriage, kindle location 178

Understand the goodness of purity…

I am insisting upon this, because the sexual revolution has scorched us all, and has made it nearly impossible to understand the goodness of purity, in both its masculine and feminine embodiments. We can hardly believe that the virtue exists at all. Nor do we see the inner harmony between that virtue and others that we do still say we believe in, such as kindness, generosity, and loyalty.

Anthony Esolen, from Defending Marriage, kindle location 144

Life and sex are gifts…

On one occasion a press reporter challenged me by charging that Christians hold to a double standard when they say they are against racism but at the same time are prejudiced against homosexuality. “Is that not somewhat duplicitous?” she chided. Continue reading

The APA classified homosexuality as…

Twenty years ago, the official diagnostic manual of the American Psychiatric Association classified homosexuality as a treatable neurotic disturbance. The most recent editions of that same work make no such claim. Needless to say, brain function has undergone no such variation; nor have the associated emotions; nor have the associated desires; nor has the associated behavior. Instead, the passage of time has hosted fundamental alterations in perspective.

Daniel Robinson, from The Soul Hypothesis, p. 63