1.3 The Christian New Testament

The Christian Gospels offer tantalizing hints at Jesus’ own sexuality, which may have included some male love interest. However, more directly relevant to us are His teaching and example , which clearly show that His message is an inclusive one, that quite explicitly does include sexual minorities of all kinds.

After the Gospels, the most important Christian writings are the letters of Paul, who has a reputation as strongly condemning same sex behaviour – but a more careful consideration of his life as well as his letters, in their own context, can offer a different perspective.

See:

Christ’s Queer Family

Three Queers From the East

(At Jesus in Love Blog:  Epiphany: Three Kings or Three Queens?)

Was Jesus Gay?  The Gospel of Mark, and the Naked Young Man

Jesus’ Gay Wedding Feast at Cana

The Gospel’s Queer Values

John the Beloved Disciple

John, the (Queer) Evangelist

St Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles

Martha and Mary

(At Jesus in Love Blog: Lazarus: The Beloved Disciple?)

Jesus and the Gay Centurion

Phillip the Ethiopian Eunuch

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