Americans are “on all sides of these issues, including those who have not yet clearly discerned an effective or appropriate response.”
The Rev. Gay Jennings: “Same-sex couples and their families are evidence of the goodness of God’s creation.”
Review by Wesley Hill • James V. Brownson argues that gender complementarity is nowhere “explicitly portrayed or discussed” in Scripture.
Theologian Andrew Goddard evaluates the Church of England’s Men and Women in Marriage.
Secular thought may not so readily let go of the demand for absolutely equal rights based on identical definitions.
“The threat and use of economic sanctions are not new experiences for us.”
Church of England’s marriage report: “[N]ames govern how we think, and how we think governs what we learn to appreciate.”
Rob Bell, a leading author in the emergent movement and former pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church, has endorsed same-sex marriage.
Integrity has launched an interactive map of same-sex blessing rites throughout the Episcopal Church.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald, TLC Correspondent
Historian David Holmes: “It won’t be surprising if [task force members] reach a new understanding of marriage.”