“men who have sex with men” is NOT a good translation of 1 Cor 6:9*

We in the Catholic Church are too often insufficiently familiar with Scripture, which tends to put us on the defensive and insecure when confronted with the clobber texts. There are some very good Catholic resources we can turn to, both in books and on-line, but it can be helpful lso to draw on the excellent work of our gay colleagues from other backgrounds.

Rick Brentlinger is a “Bible believing conservative evangelical gay Christian”, who blogs at “Gay Evangelical Christian“, and also maintains the impressive and expanding website “Gay Christian 101” . He has recently published a book with the same title.

I thought that this post on the meaning of the text from 1 Corinthians 6:19, was worth reading and sharing: Read the rest of this entry »