In the article titled “Christianity Doesn’t Endorse Homosexuality, No Matter What Eugene Peterson And Jim Gaffigan Imply” previously shared on this blog, the author Glenn T. Stanton took to task–among others–Eugene Peterson, the one time Presbyterian minister who now is the translator of the very popular bible adaptation The Message and a favorite writer in evangelical circles. Mr. Stanton’s criticism followed the announcement that if he (Peterson) we’re pastoring a church today he would consent to perform a same sex marriage. Coming from the mouth of a well known and respected member of the Evangelical movement, this revelation was near Earth shattering and caused the Internet to erupt in furor. While some progressives praised Peterson for his support of GLBT causes, conservative Christians and like minded organizations were quick to criticize, and rightfully so.
It should be noted that this revelation was revealed in an interview by Continue reading