Debbie Facey rated it really liked it Sep 13, There is far more that could be said, but I recommend that everyone read it for themselves. View 1 comment. You may disagree, even deeply, with his reading. And, as Augustine says, any one who interprets the Scriptures in a way that does not build up the double love of God and of neighbor does not understand the Bible.
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Stuart Harrell rated it really liked it Jan 04, We need to think about Scripture more theologically and with fresh imaginations. Avoiding preconceptions about ancient sexuality, he explores the ethics of desire and marriage and pays careful attention to the original meanings of words, especially those used as evidence of Paul's opposition to homosexuality.
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Love is the greatest dale b. martin sex and the single savior in Sydney. He has published several articles on topics related to the ancient family, gender and sexuality in the ancient world, and ideology of modern biblical scholarship, including titles such as: "Contradictions of Masculinity: Ascetic Inseminators and Menstruating Men in Greco-Roman Culture.
Tim rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Debbie Facey rated it really liked it Sep 13, Readers also enjoyed. In the final analysis - and this was my favorite part of the book - Martin appeals to the numerous New Testament verses, as well as Augustine, in defense of the claim that the greatest commandment is love.
But it re-centers the debate around hopefully listening to one another, caring for one another, loving and being loved. By: Dale B. The Bible cannot be read passively, as we "wait" and "listen" for God's revelation. Zachariah rated it it was amazing Sep 09, An incredible book.
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