Covenant and Calling Paperback

Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Relationships

by Robert Song;

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Covenant and Calling

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No other issue in recent times has proved as potentially divisive for the churches as that of same-sex relationships. At the same time as many countries have been moving towards legal recognition of civil partnerships or same-sex marriage, Christian responses have tended towards either finding alliances with proponents of conservative social mores, or providing what amounts to theological endorsement of secular liberal values. Against both trends, Robert Song's book advances a staunchly theological account of marriage and sexuality which appeals to the central biblical theme of the eschatological fulfilment of creation in Christ, but is also open to the possibility of same-sex relationships. Rejecting treatments of the Bible which concentrate on a small number of well-rehearsed texts on same-sex relationships to the exclusion of the Bible's overarching narrative, this book provides a fresh interpretation of the Christian tradition and defends a vision of the church which embraces a plurality of callings, to marriage, celibacy, and covenant partnership.

Covenant and Calling by Robert Song was published by SCM Press in September 2014 and is our 39994th best seller. The ISBN for Covenant and Calling is 9780334051886.

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Details for Covenant and Calling

Page last updated 24th January 2014
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSCM Press (September 2014)
Number of Pages128
Thickness7 mm
Height216 mm
Width135 mm
Product Code4264726
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