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The Latest in LGBTQ Bible Scholarship

Scholarship on the Bible and ‘LGBT issues’ is proving to be very startling lately. Here are a few recent papers to check out: 1. Biblical-era Jews were maybe not so ‘anti-gay’ Most men in the ancient world were assumed to be bisexual, so it’s not

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Gendered With Purpose

“Why should I feel punished by my gender identity?” It is a simple question, one that I’ve asked myself a lot over the last few years. I ask it because I’m often reminded why so many other Christians question my trans identity. A year ago

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The Good News and the Eunuch

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Albany, N.Y. Reading for the Fifth Sunday of Easter: Acts 8:26-40 Introduction: The Ethiopian Eunuch is a fascinating character to me, not only because of who he is, but also because of the way he fits into the scriptures. The baptism of