Karl Ulrichs

The Long Legal Battle for LGBTQ Equality Began 150 Years Ago

Bostock v. Clayton County (June 15, 2020), a landmark Supreme Court of the United States decision (5-3), ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ employees from employment discrimination by expanding the definition of “sex” to include sexual orientation or gender identity.  Within the environs of conservative political and religious […]

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What Does the Bible Teach About Lust? by Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock–A Book Review

Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock recently co-authored a trilogy of books offering their views on “what the Bible teaches about” lust, homosexuality, and “transgenderism.”  The first book of the series, “What Does the Bible Teaches About Lust?” (Christian Focus, 2020, UK) unlike the other two books in the series, does not directly spotlight the LGBTQ […]

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What Does the Bible Teach about Homosexuality? by Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock–A Book Review

Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock recently co-authored a trilogy of books offering their views on “what the Bible teaches about” lust, homosexuality, and “transgenderism.”  I’ve read and reviewed over 6 dozen books in the Bible and sexual orientation/gender identity genre. Though Strachan and Peacock rehash much of what’s typically presented from conservative-leaning sectors, their books […]

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What Does the Bible Teach About Transgenderism? by Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock–A Book Review

Owen Strachan and Gavin Peacock recently co-authored a trilogy of books offering their views on “what the Bible teaches about” lust, homosexuality, and “transgenderism.” I’ve read and reviewed over 6 dozen books in the Bible and sexual orientation/gender identity genre. Typical of what has been presented from conservative-leaning sectors, Strachan and Peacock rehash much of […]

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Christopher Doyle, Voice of the Voiceless

The War on Psychotherapy: When Sexual Politics, Gender Ideology, and Mental Health Collide by Christopher Doyle, a Book Review

Christopher Doyle’s book “The War on Psychotherapy: When Sexual Politics, Gender Identity, and Mental Health Collide” (Institute for Healthy Families, 2019) is the author’s reaction and response to the past forty-five years of increasing awareness of homosexuality and the desire of the LGBTQ to gain equal status and civil rights denied them. Some overall comments […]

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Tim Bayly, Grace for Shame

The Grace of Shame by Tim Bayly—A Book Review

Tim Bayly authored “The Grace of Shame” (Warhorn Media, 2017). To understand Bayly’s writing and worldview, it may be useful to know some of his background.  [READ FULL REVIEW ON AMAZON] Bayly was ordained in the John Knox Presbytery (the Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin portion) of the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA). In 1991 he transferred his […]

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Rev. John V. Moore

Methodist Minister Rev. John V. Moore Preaches Sermon Series on Christian Empathy for LGBTQ People in 1965

  As Ed Oxford and I work on the upcoming book, Forging a Sacred Weapon: How the Bible Became Anti-Gay (anticipated publish date Winter 2020), I’ll be updating our progress with interesting stories. At its core premise, Forging a Sacred Weapon considers a simple question “As we knew better about human sexuality, did we revisit assumptions the 1946 Revised […]

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Revised Standard Version, Forging a Sacred Weapon

The word “homosexual” in the 1946 RSV Bible – a moral wrong based on a factual error

June 2019 Canyonwalker Connections Newsletter To subscribe for monthly updates and excepts, email: Newsletter@canyonwalkerconnections.com Finding David If you’ve been following the journey of discovery to find out why the translation team of the 1946 Revised Standard Version of the Bible made the decision to translate two Greek words to one word, “homosexual,” each newsletter will […]

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Affirming God’s Image by J. Alan Branch|A Book Review

Affirming God’s Image: Addressing the Transgender Question with Science and Scripture (Lexham Press, June 2019) written by J. Alan Branch (professor of Christian ethics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO, Southern Baptist, and staff member of the SBC’s Ethics and Religious Liberties Council), is the sixth such book I have read in the […]

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Summit Church Sparks Stance on LGBTQ People

In 2011, several lesbian and gay friends asked me to help them clarify the LGBTQ policies of Summit Church, Sparks, Nevada. They were not hearing anything directly from the pulpit about faith and sexual orientation and it seemed they were welcome, but they just wanted to know for sure what the policies were. Leadership can […]

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Why My Comment Section is Closed

I write to inform and update. A few years ago, as my posts were circulating more widely, there was an increase in nastigrams. The writers of these non-love letters often cloaked their identity using holy-nuanced identifiers: Godsmessenger, BibleTruth, HisServant, you get the drift. Because I had a notification alert system set up for my blog, […]

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Psychopathia Sexualis (1844) Sexual Perversions

Just finished this book, written in 1844. WOW! Kaan is the first author to write about sexual perversions in humans. (sexual perversion is ANY non-procreative sex) The book was only recently translated from Latin. The author wrote in Latin because it was “too dangerous to hand over to the general public.” I know the study […]

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