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The Man Jesus Loved

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Homosexuality has been at the forefront of debate in the church for the last quarter century, with biblical interpretation at its heart. In The Man Jesus Loved, Jennings proposes a gay affirmative reading of the Bible in the hope of respecting the integrity of these texts and making them more clear as well as more persuasive. This reading suggests that the exclusion of per ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published June 24th 2009 by Pilgrim Press (first published May 2003)
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Richard
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Utterly Amazing.
Funny and enlightening. Everyone needs to read this.
Wade
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While the first part of the book does devote itself to speculation on the identity of the 'man Jesus loved' in the Gospel of John, and to the nature of their relationship, the rest of the book is also a study of the attitudes revealed in the gospels and other New Testament texts toward sexuality that deviates from the presumed norm of heterosexual marriage and family life. The author suggests that the traditional assignment of 'the man Jesus loved' as the apostle John is incorrect, and that Andr ...more
Brandon
Aug 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Very thorough researched book. Author brings new perspective, insight, and illumination to various quotes from the biblical texts in reference to sexuality, marriage, and the historical figure of Jesus. This might be a bit overwhelming for anyone orthodox in Christianity. Must be read with an open and curious mind. It really brings forward the true Jesus tradition.
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