An eclipse of friendship. That is what author, theologian, and gay Christian Wesley Hill says has happened to friendship in our modern era. “Friendship is the freest, the least constrained, the least fixed and determined, of all human loves.” (xiii) You can never stop being a parent. 773 more words
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Wesley Hill, Spiritual Friendship: Finding Love in the Church as a Celibate Gay Christian. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2015. 137 pages.
We had a saying about family when I was growing up: “You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your relatives.” While this saying is meant to indicate the value and permanence of family, it also captures our culture’s understanding of friendship. 598 more words
I’m currently reading Wesley Hill’s book Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality. Hill is a celibate, homosexual Christian. Given I often try to squeeze around 1,955 more words
Wesley Hill – Gay Christian, Lecturer in New Testament in US, Author of “Washed and Waiting”
1. What does the Bible say about sexuality and why does it say it? 1,001 more words
Wesley Hill, assistant professor of biblical studies at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, and regular columnist for Christianity Today, gives fresh perspective on Paul’s teaching about God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Spirit in his new book 208 more words