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'Christian Publisher': Biblical Criticism of 'God and the Gay Christian' a 'Distraction'
A Christian publishing company has called criticism from conservative voices over its decision to publish Matthew Vines' controversial book God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships a "distraction," arguing that the author has been successful in his goal to start a cultural conversation on the issue.
"The conversation on who published God and the Gay Christian serves as a distraction to the real issue the book addresses. Now that the book has hit the marketplace, it looks as if the discourse has turned towards the conclusions set forth by its author Matthew Vines. The author's goal was to start a cultural conversation, and it seems that he has," Stephen W. Cobb, chief publishing executive for WaterBrook Press, Multnomah Books, Convergent Books and Image Books, told The Christian Post in an email Thursday.
A number of conservative commentators had spoken...
There are many books supporting and denouncing homosexual 'marriage' but the only authoritive book is The Word of God and how God sees it. It is not wrong for a man to love another man, but to take it into a sexual activity, meant only for procreation, with the added sensual pleasures of a man and woman is wrong.