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Review: Spiritual Friendship by Wesley Hill

Wesley Hill, Spiritual Friendship: Finding Love in the Church as a Celibate Gay Christian (Brazos, 2015).

As an unmarried seminarian, I found myself surrounded by classmates who were married, many of them with children. 1,473 more words

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Dialogues with Andy: Questions and Answers

Me: Hi, Andy. I was expecting to be hearing from you today.

Andy: Yeah, but after we talked yesterday something happened that I want to tell you about. 892 more words

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Dialogues with Andy: Struggles of a New Christian

Andy: This has been a strange week. I’ve been thinking about a lot of things and really get confused about it all.

Me: Like what, specifically? 1,203 more words

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Gay People Can Get Married...What Does the Church Do Now?

“Gay marriage is going to be legal in most, if not all, of the United States of America before most of you reading this are dead. 985 more words

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How Nicaea and Chalcedon Can Help you Read Your New Testament. (Or, Wesley Hill on Paul and the Trinity)

Doing systematic theology through exegesis and exegesis using systematic categories can be a tricky business. A little knowledge of history can show us the way that sometimes our easy recourse to our inherited theological grids may have short-changed our exegesis. 1,302 more words

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Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality. A Review.

This book was very hard for me to read, though I liked it. It is beautifully written: lyrical, well-organized, theologically robust, moving. My problem with the book, as anyone who knows me well might guess, is this: my brother Wesley Hill cannot allow himself to consider that someone like me, who affirms that same-gender relationships are part of God’s good plans for some of his people, can be a faithful Christian. 1,046 more words

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