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Sexuality in the New Testament Understanding the Key Texts

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ISBN-10: 0664231616

ISBN-13: 9780664231613

Edition: 2010

Authors: William Loader

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Loader looks at hotly contested New Testament passages on sexuality and offers a fair and balanced treatment of what scholars say about them. He also offers an analysis of why interpreters say what they say, and demonstrates how texts may be interpreted specifically to support a preformed opinion.Written in straightforward, non-technical language, this classroom text is also ideal for Bible study groups.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 8/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

William Loader, FAHA, is a Professorial Research Fellow of the Australian Research Council, based at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. He is engaged in research on attitudes toward sexuality in Judaism and Christianity in the Hellenistic Greco-Roman Era. His recent publications include: Sexuality and the Jesus Tradition (2005); The Septuagint, Sexuality, and the New Testament (2004); Jesus' Attitude towards the Law: A Study of the Gospels (2002); and Jesus and the Fundamentalism of his Day (2001).

Engaging the far and the near: where to begin
'With a man as with a woman'
Model marriage and the household
Adultery, attitude and disorder
Divorce and remarriage
Has sex a future? The question of celibacy
Conclusion: 'sex on the brain'? Love and hope
Index of ancient and biblical sources
Index of modern authors
Index of subjects