Did past societies condone homosexuality? This thorough study answers those who revise the message of Scripture, by using the Bible, Jewish literature, and information from ancient cultures. It provides the knowledge necessary to respond with confidence, compassion, and honesty to demands that Christians accept active homosexuality.
James B. De Young (Th.M., Talbot Theological Seminary; ThD., Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament Language and Literature at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. His articles have appeared in Bibliotheca Sacra, Master's Seminary Journal, and Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. He co-authored Beyond the Obvious: Discover the Deeper Meaning of Scripture and contributed to the Evangelical Commentary on the Bible and The Gospels and the Scriptures of Israel. He has been actively involved in the social-moral issues of his community and state.