Holy Sexuality - Think Biblically - Biola UniversityBible teacher and author Christopher Yuan says he faced rejection from his non-Christian parents when, in his early 20s, he revealed to them that he was gay, and thus began leading a life of sexually risky behavior, substance abuse, and even drug dealing. After his parents converted to Christianity they welcomed him and eventually, after he was convicted of drug-dealing, he, too, became a follower of Christ. CP: At the start of the book, you said that many perspectives on homosexuality begin with the "common intent" of "love. Yuan: I think they assume everyone, that the people we disagree with have bad intentions. And this applies broadly to not just sexuality or different views of sexuality, but politics, and all of that.
Christopher Yuan on Holy Sexuality
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Download Hi Res? Return to Book Page. Holy Sexuality and the Gospel begins with focusing on our identity. With this review, I hope to push readers beyond what might be comfortable.
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A way of strengthening the bond between a man and a woman, he addresses some specific arguments against his stance. For readers who are aware of the conflict this subject raises and the proponents on the other side of the issue from Christopher, and also a way to enable humans to obey the command to replenish the earth. I cannot recommend Holy Sexuality and the Gospel highly enough. Book a very fresh look at a controversial topic. CP: At the start of the book, you said that many perspectives on homosexuality begin with the "common gosel of "love.
Look Inside. Nov 20, ISBN From the author of Out of a Far Country , which details his dramatic conversion from an agnostic gay man who put his identity in his sexuality to a Bible professor who now puts his identity in Christ alone, comes a gospel-centered discussion of sex, desire, and relationships. Christopher Yuan explores the concept of holy sexuality—chastity in singleness or faithfulness in marriage—in a practical and relevant manner, equipping readers with an accessible yet robust theology of sexuality. He speaks at conferences, on college campuses, and in churches.
Christopher Yuan combines his own gripping story with astute biblically grounded insights into the whole matter of our true identity and its relation to our sexuality. The Christian church was not in the fix-the-gays business? CP: In the book, you stressed the importance of understanding sexuality through the dual ideas of the image of God and the doctrine of sin. I have read declarations that he misuses data and scientific proof?
The second issue is that same-sex desires are not sin, but can lead to sin. When He talks about the greatest form of love, He says a friend will lay down his life for a friend. Details if other :. Thich Nhat Hanh.Some who have done so end up doing more harm than good, that is certain. I have come to conclude that no matter what the question the answers is Jesus. Christopher Yuan explores the concept of holy sexuality--chastity in singleness or faithfulness in marriage--in a practical and relevant manner, equipping readers with an accessible yet robust theology of sexuality. This identity aspect I think is a really key point, which is what drove me to write my book.
Certainly, but I don't find that substantiated in 1 Corinthians. I highly recommend reading this book. In Chs. No trivia or quizzes yet.