The writings of the apostle Paul are often cited in the debates about homosexuality and the Bible. His harsh words are atop the list of the "clobber" passages in discussions of homosexuality. Paul is especially important in Christian debates about homosexuality and the Bible because his writings are New Testament, but other homosexuality and the Bible "clobber" passages are Old Testament.
A Wretched Man, a novel of Paul the Apostle offers a provocative point of view that will shake up the discussion of homosexuality and the Bible. What if Paul was a guilt-ridden gay man, squirming under a prickly "thorn in the flesh", whose harsh words were subconscious self-condemnation? Such is the characterization of Paul in A Wretched Man. Certain to roil the religious debates about homosexuality, the novel has been released to critical acclaim. "Agree or disagree," says one reviewer, "this book opens up the reality of the world of Paul and his contemporaries in a way no other work does."
For two millennia, Paul's letters have defined the idea of grace for generations of Christians, he wrote of the unconditional love of God--apart from the rigors of traditional rules--and he offered acceptance to those whom tradition deemed unacceptable. What shall he contribute to this discussion? Shall it be the apparent harsh judgment of his self-loathing words? Or can he offer another vision, a vision of grace, a vision that understands the self-judgment that has long tormented those deemed debased and sinful, according to the traditional view of homosexuality? Can Paul yet offer a word of grace to the discussion of homosexuality and the Bible?
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