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A theological reflection on homosexuality

Training & development session for CYM students in Cambridge, UK. Session: 29th Nov 2010 NB: These are the visuals from the presentation and are not accompanied by details of the speakers notes or references.
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Transcript of A theological reflection on homosexuality

A THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION ON HOMOSEXUALITY WHAT WE KNOW NO CONSENSUS NATURE OF HOMOSEXUALITY
WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS
POLICIES TO ENFORCE NATURE OUR MADE IN IMAGE OF GOD
SEXUAL BEINGS
SINNERS VIEWS CONSERVATIVE LIBERAL LIBERAL CONDEMNATION ABOMINATION PROFOUND EVIL THAT IS CHANGEABLE, CHOSEN, ABNORMAL,
UNNATURAL & IMMORAL REGARDLESS OF THE RELATIONSHIP ABNORMAL & UNNATURAL
CAN BE CHANGED THROUGH CONVERSION THERAPY / FAITH TO CHANGE ABNORMAL / CHANGE REQUIRED ORIENTATION IS NOT CHOSEN
THE PRACTISE OF CELIBACY OR ABSTINENCE ACCEPTED
COVENANT RELATIONSHIPS / COMMUNITY ACCEPT ORIENTATION DIFFERENTIATES BETWEEN CASUAL & COMMITTED RELATIONSHIPS
ACCEPTS MONOGAMOUS, SAME-SEX, LOVING RELATIONSHIPS MARGINALLY ACCEPTABLE FIXED, UNCHOSEN, NORMAL & NATURAL
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUSION IN KINGDOM & GOD'S ACCEPTANCE
CIVIL RIGHTS FOR HOMOSEXUALS LIBERATION ACCEPTANCE BIGGER THE PICTURE TEXTUAL CRITICISM AUTHORITY THEOLOGY AND DOCTRINE AND ERRANCY OF THE BIBLE SOLA SCRIPTURA PRIMA SCRIPTURA INERRANT FALLIBLE HISTORY
NARRATIVE
POETRY
CONTEXT LITERAL
CONSERVATIVE
LIBERAL CULTURE MALE PROSTITUTES BOY PROSTITUTES RAPE PEDERASTY CULT PROSTITUTION HISTORICAL CONTEXT HISTORICAL CONTEXT SAME SEX ACTIVITY TRANSLATION DOCTRINE AND THEOLOGY GOD JUDGEMENTAL GOD

JESUS THE MAN

EXPERIENCE OF THE
HOLY SPIRIT VS

VS GOSPEL WHAT IS THE
MESSAGE? MAN THE DOCTRINE OF
TOTAL DEPRAVITY/
ORIGINAL SIN Q . HOW WOULD THEOLOGY & DOCTRINE AFFECT YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF AND REACTION TO ANOMALIES ? HOMOSEXUALITY IVF MENTAL ILLNESS
DISABILITY SLAVERY TRADITION AND HISTORY JESUS' WORDS GENETICS PHYSIOLOGY PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHOSOCIOLOGY SCIENCE . Q CULTURE QUALITY OF
RELATIONSHIP PERSONAL
EXPERIENCE WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE ? THE KEY TEXTS DEPENDS UPON MODERN SENSIBILITIES TRANSLATION CONTEXT BIBLICAL NARRATIVE RELATION TO EACH OTHER SCIENCE COMPARISON TO OTHER HISTORICAL TEXTS GENESIS CHAPTER 1 9
CONTEXT: WHAT WAS THE SIN? ANCIENT
HOSPITALITY
LAWS HOMOSEXUAL
PRACTISES YADA ISSUE: TRANSLATION: TRANSLATION: THE MOSAIC CODE ISSUE:
CONTEXT: LEVITICUS 0 PURITY/MORAL CODE 2 TO'EBAH CHAPTER VERSE 13 22 VERSE 1 8 CHAPTER WHAT IS BEING
DESCRIBED? CHAPTER 3 VERSE 17 2 DEUTERONOMY 1 KINGS 2 KINGS 1 24 4 CHAPTER VERSE VERSE CHAPTER 12 1 5 2 2 CHAPTER VERSE 46 VERSE CHAPTER 7 2 3 WHAT IS BEING
DESCRIBED? TRANSLATION: CONTEXT: QADESH VERSE WHAT IS BEING
DESCRIBED? 1 PHYSIKOS / PARA PHYSIS ISSUE: CHAPTER TRANSLATION: ROMANS
CONTEXT: OTHER WORDS 26-27 CORINTH TRANSLATION: 9-10 MALAKOI 6 1 TIMOTHY 9-10 CHAPTER 1 CORINTHIANS 1 CHAPTER VERSE VERSE ARSENOKOITAI CHAPTER VERSE 1 7 CONFLICTING PASSAGES SARKOS HETERAS TRANSLATION: JUDE CONTEXT: JESUS MATTHEW 5-13 VERSE CHAPTER 8 3 CHAPTER 16 JOHN VERSE CONTEXT: TRANSLATION: PAIS LUKE'S "DOULOS" EXTENT OF
INCLUSIVITY CONTEXT: SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS RUTH & NAOMI DAVID & ASHPENAZ DAVID & JONATHAN CREATION TEXTS GENESIS 1 & 2

MATTHEW 19 NB. PHILLIP & THE EUNUCH LIBERAL CONSERVATIVE GOD'S INTENTION

GOD CONDEMNS
HOMOSEXUALITY

SALVATION AVAILABLE HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE
IS MOST COMMON
BUT NOT 'ONLY'

BIBLE CONDEMNS
SPECIFIC ACTS

ETERNAL LIFE
KINGDOM FOR ALL PRACTICAL ASSUMPTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS HOW WILL YOU APPROACH THIS ? ANTIHOMOSEXUAL JUDGEMENTAL HYPOCRITICAL THE CHURCH IS 91% 87% 85% 80% 52% 47% UNCHURCHED CHURCHED NEGATIVE UNDERSTANDING SEARCH FOR IDENTITY

NEEDS CONTEXT OTHER SINS

OTHER SEXUAL SINS 1. SEX & COMMUNITY ARE LESS CONNECTED
2. SEX & PREGNANCY ARE LESS CONNECTED
3. SEX & DISEASE ARE LESS CONNECTED
4. INCREASED OPPORTUNITIES FOR
EXTRAMARITAL RELATIONSHIPS
5. ECONOMIC SYSTEM REWARDS EDUCATION
& PUNISHES EARLY MARRIAGE
6. AGE OF PUBERTY IS BEING LOWERED
7. INCREASED SEXUAL STIMULATION
8. ENHANCED BODY IMAGES
9. POVERTY & UNEMPLOYMENT LEAD TO
INCREASED CASUAL SEX BRIAN McLAREN A NEW KIND OF CHRISTIANITY WHAT WE DO DO WITH THESE ? SHIFT ING VALUES STARTING POINTS

VIEWS

LOYALTIES RESPONSE WHAT SHOULD OUR RESPONSE BE?

SERIOUSLY.... WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? FOR ONLINE VIEWING
OF THIS PREZI, WE
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FULLSCREEN MODE FOR MORE ACCURATE WINDOW DIMENSIONS CLICK 'MORE' IF YOU'RE VIEWING THIS
PREZI ONLINE THE INTENTION OF THE
TRAINING SESSION WAS TO
PROVIDE AN OBJECTIVE
OVERVIEW OF THE CHRISTIAN
CONVERSATION ON
HOMOSEXUALITY
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