Christians challenged by questions surrounding Scripture on same-sex relations will find an invaluable chart for navigating these confusing waters. -- Joel B. Green, Dean of the School of Theology and Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Asbury Theological Seminary (endorsement inside book)
Gagnon's brilliant condensation of his arguments should be a significant asset for clergy and laity, while Via opens new challenges. -- Catherine Clark Kroeger, Associate Professor of Classical and Ministry Studies, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (endorsement inside book)
I know of no finer presentation of all the main issues. -- Graham Stanton, Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge (endorsement inside book)
I know of no other work that so clearly illumines the biblical issues at the heart of the controversy. -- Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics, Duke Divinity School (endorsement inside book)
Presents a vigorous, illuminating debate about the implications of scripture for contemporary attitudes toward homosexuality. I strongly recommend this book. -- James F. Childress, Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics, University of Virginia (endorsement inside book)
About the Author
Dan O. Via is Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke University Divinity School. He is author of several Fortress Press books, including The Ethics of Mark`s Gospel (1985), Self-Deception and Wholeness in Paul and Matthew (1990) and What is New Testament Theology? (2002). Robert A.J.Gagnon is Associate Professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and author of The Bible and Homosexual Practice (2001).