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Is the Bible intolerant? sexist? oppressive? homophobic? outdated? irrelevant?

Amy Orr-Ewing

Is the Bible intolerant? sexist? oppressive? homophobic? outdated? irrelevant?

by Amy Orr-Ewing

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible -- Evidences, authority, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAmy Orr-Ewing.
    ContributionsOrr-Ewing, Amy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS480 .O84 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20733637M
    ISBN 10083083351X
    LC Control Number2005028343

    Reason two: According to the Bible, Change is Necessary for Growth: Just look at where we’ve come as a society. We went from being sexist, racist losers who fear every other kind of government (socialism, communism, etc.) like the boogeyman to being forward-thinking less judgmental individuals who definitely are not afraid to criticize. The HyperTexts Is God a homophobic, intolerant bigot? Christians claim to believe in a God who is loving, compassionate, wise and just. But many of them—the "immoral majority"—seem to also believe that God is a bigot who favors Jews over Palestinians, heterosexuals over homosexuals, and Christians over billions of other people who are all condemned to an "eternal hell" for not believing in.

      11 kinds of Bible verses Christians love to ignore in these categories would take a book almost the size of the Bible; ignored because it is morally irrelevant, immoral, outdated, or Author: Valerie Tarico.   No but the people that read it and believe every word in it certainly are. The Bible is thousands of years old and written when times, attitudes and .

    Bible verses about Homophobia. 1 John ESV / 14 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. Discount prices on books by Amy Orr Ewing, including titles like The Time is Now - Cover to Cover Advent. Click here for the lowest price.


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Is the Bible intolerant? sexist? oppressive? homophobic? outdated? irrelevant? by Amy Orr-Ewing Download PDF EPUB FB2

For still others, the Bible is a tool of sexist oppression, or a reactionary account of a violent God, or an arrogant detractor of other holy books, or even an indecipherable mess.

But the Bible has withstood such criticism over the centuries, and as Amy Orr-Ewing /5(24). IS THE BIBLE INTOLERANT.

Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. [Orr-Ewing, Amy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. IS THE BIBLE INTOLERANT. Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant?/5(22). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Is the Bible Intolerant.

Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. at Read /5. Get this from a library. Is the Bible intolerant. sexist. oppressive. homophobic. outdated. irrelevant?. [Amy Orr-Ewing] -- For some, it's uniquely and divinely inspired, and thus the only authoritative source of truth.

For others, it's a quaint relic from a bygone era that offers personal comfort to some but little more. Title: Is the Bible Intolerant. Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. Author Name: Amy Orr-Ewing Categories: Bible, Apologetics, Publisher: Downers Grove, IL, IVP: ISBN Number: x ISBN Number Binding: Paperback Book Condition: Very Good Seller ID: Sexist?, Oppressive?, Homophobic?, Outdated?, Irrelevant.

by Orr Ewing, Amy A refreshing argument for the Bible's trustworthiness provides a deeper understanding of the Word of God and its surprising relevance to this generation, tackling postmodern critiques of the Bible, such as oppression, sexism, relativism, and much more.

Buy a cheap copy of Is the Bible Intolerant. book by Amy Orr-Ewing. Why bother with the Bible. Of all the books in the world, the Bible sticks out like a sore thumb. For some, it's uniquely and divinely inspired, and thus the only Free shipping over $/5(5).

This book is a basic book of apologetics defending the stance of the Bible throughout its history. Orr-Ewing examines various perspectives such as oppression, homophobia, racism, and sexism and places these arguments squarely against Biblical scripture to highlight incidences where the Bible does not really hold such perspectives/5.

Is it Sexist, Oppressive, Homophobic, Outdated or Irrelevant. Author: Orr-Ewing, Amy ( –) EMEA Director for RZIM, and Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA). Amy is a passionate exponent of a rational Christian response to many of the pressing cultural issues of the day, bringing her formidable theological knowledge to bear on a wide variety of subjects.

Thus, far from demonstrating that the Bible is out of step with the times, its warnings regarding homosexuality demonstrate that it is as relevant today as it was in the beginning. — Hank Hanegraaff. NOTES. Adapted from Hank Hanegraaff, The Bible Answer Book (Nashville: J.

Countryman, ). Terrible Parts Of The Bible: Part 2 – Sexism For a book that is supposed to be about love and tolerance, the Bible contains an incredible amount of sexism. It makes repeated reference to how women should be subjugated to men and are not entitled to equal rights.

A popular sentiment today is that the Bible is increasingly irrelevant in a modern age of scientific enlightenment. Thus, when the Scripture’s condemnation of homosexuality is referenced, it is not uncommon to see expressions of polite exasperation etched on the faces of the masses.

After all, the Bible not only condemns homosexuality but also clearly [ ]. Amy Orr-Ewing, Is the Bible Intolerant.

Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. (Downer’s Grove: InterVarsity Press, ), I’m referring here to the tenancy, when the Bible is dismissed as inaccurate, of interpreting the most central tenants of the faith to cohere with the whims of the times.

Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant?The news media loves to make a big deal when a "Christian" preacher commits some sort of sexual sin, with the most recent example being Ted Haggard, who rabidly preached against homosexual practice, while he himself was involved in it on a routine basis.

Everybody loves to hate a hypocrite. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. by Amy Orr-Ewing (InterVarsity Press, ), pp. by Dr. Ralph Blair. Yes, the Bible’s intolerant – of injustice, neglect of mercy and refusals to love God and all others.

But these days, it’s likely thought to be intolerant of what the politically correct hold sacred and to tolerate what they damn. So Orr-Ewing rightly tries to clarify things. Most evangelical. For a number of years, Christianity and the Bible have been unkindly labelled Intolerant, Sexist, Oppressive, Homophobic, Outdated, and worst of all, Irrelevant.

In ten well documented, effectively written chapters, Amy deals with these and other key issues head-on/5(20). It is with this mindset in view that Amy Orr-Ewing wrote Is The Bible Intolerant?.

The cover of the book asks, “Is the Bible intolerant. Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant?” These are all charges that almost any Christian has. Orr-Ewing, Is the Bible Intolerant. Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. (InterVarsity, ) 1. Penchansky, What Rough Beast.

(Westminister John Knox, ) 3. Ramage, Dark Passages of the Bible: Engaging Scripture with Benedict XVI & Thomas Aquinas (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, ) 3. Small group book possibilities Is the Bible Intolerant.

Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant. Another book devoted to the tough things. Hard Questions, Real Answers. The sub-title makes me laugh, but it seems like a good book anyway. So, You Want to Be Like Christ?: Eight Essentials To Get You There.

Get real with what the. “Is the Bible Intolerant. Sexist. Oppressive. Homophobic. Outdated. Irrelevant?” by Amy Orr-Ewing; pp 2. “What If Jesus Had Never Been Born” by D. James Kennedy and Jerry Newcombe”; pp 3. “Women in Ministry” by Phebe Shen (沈碧蘭) 4. “When Life and Beliefs Collide” by Carolyn Custis James.

Note 1: Refer to. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Is the Bible Intolerant? at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.While it is true that the Bible is written over a long period of time into specific cultures and that some of these contexts did not give equal social advantages to women, it would not be true to say that the message of the Bible is sexist or discriminatory against women.

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