Is God Anti-Gay?: And Other Questions about Jesus, the Bible, and Same-Sex Sexuality (Paperback)

Is God Anti-Gay?: And Other Questions about Jesus, the Bible, and Same-Sex Sexuality By Sam Allberry, Timothy Keller (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Sam Allberry, Timothy Keller (Foreword by)
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Is it ok to be gay and Christian? Does the Bible really say that homosexuality is wrong? Is sexual orientation fundamental to identity?

Author and speaker Sam Allberry has updated his best-selling book to acknowledge the cultural changes in the past decade and has made it more accessible to people who do not follow Jesus. It has also been expanded so that it looks, first and foremost, at the extraordinary claims and promises of Jesus, before examining his teaching on sexuality and the costs and rewards of following him.

As a believer who experiences same-sex attraction, Sam Allberry has written sensitively on this topic. He challenges the current culture narrative and shows that the gospel is good news for everyone, whatever their sexual orientation. In the introduction, he says, "Above all I want people to how good Jesus is, in this area of life and in every area of life."

This book is designed to help both Christians and non-Christians struggling with the Bible's teaching on this issue, whether they experience same-sex attraction themselves or not.

Includes a foreword by Tim Keller and answers to questions such as...

- does Jesus ever mention same-sex relationships?
- aren't people just born this way?
- what should I do if a Christian comes out to me?
- surely, isn't a same-sex partnership ok if it's committed and faithful?
- is it sinful to experience same-sex attraction?
- isn't the Christian view of sexuality harmful?
- aren't we just picking and choosing which Old Testament laws apply?
- can't Christians just agree to differ on this?
- should Christians attend gay weddings?

About the Author


Sam studied theology at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford and has served on staff at St Ebbe's Church, Oxford, and St Mary's, Maidenhead. He is now pastor at Immanuel Church, Nashville. A popular conference speaker, Sam has written several books, including What God Has To Say About Our Bodies, Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With?, and 7 Myths About Singleness.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781784988296
ISBN-10: 1784988294
Publisher: Good Book Co
Publication Date: March 1st, 2023
Pages: 128
Language: English