The increasing acceptance of polyamory by progressives and (soon-to-be former) evangelicals is a symptom of the state of the church’s witness to God’s normative pattern for sexuality after Obergefell (the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples). Whether pressured or free to come to terms with their accusers in the wider culture, these pastors and teachers have taken license with the biblical text to open up a path for LGBTQ and polyamorous persons into the church without confession and repentance of their sexual sin required by Jesus Christ.”
This Postmodern Realities episode is a conversation with Journal author C. Daniel Motley about his Volume 41, no. 2 Postmodern Realities article, Two or More? Christian Polyamory’s Problematic Theology.”
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