Sex and the Single Savior: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation

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Probing into numerous questions about gender and sexuality, Dale Martin delves into the biblical texts anew and unearths surprising findings. 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. For example, after a remarkably faithful reading of the scriptural texts, Martin concludes that our contemporary obsession with marriage--and the whole ...

Sex and the Single Savior: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation 2006, Westminster John Knox Press

ISBN-13: 9780664230463

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