Book Review – “The Children Are Free”

The Children Are Free: Re-examining the Biblical Evidence on Same-sex Relationships
by Miner & Connoley

This book argues convincingly that the Bible does not condemn committed same-sex partnerships.

In The Children Are Free, Rev. Jeff Miner and John Tyler Connoley offer a comprehensive yet easy-to-read examination of the biblical evidence, regarding loving same-sex relationships and God’s attitude toward them.
In Chapter One, the authors lead the reader through a discussion of each of the six passages traditionally used against gay, lesbian, and bisexual people. They demonstrate how an anti-gay interpretation is a misapplication of these scriptures.

In Chapter Two, Miner and Connoley turn our attention to the biblical stories and passages that affirm loving same-sex relationships. Did you know Jesus once met a gay person?  Jesus’ loving response is just one of the well-researched stories presented in this chapter.

Chapter Three, asks readers to take seriously the call of Jesus to think more deeply about biblical rules.

And Chapter Four, calls Christians to action, making a connection between the conflicts in the early Church and those occurring within the Church today.

This book belongs in the library of any Christian questioning the role of Scripture in the lives of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people, or the role of GLB people in the Church.

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