Evangelicals Assailed for Affirming Biblical Morality on Sex in ‘Nashville Statement’

Aug 31, 2017 by

by Thomas D Williams, Phd, Breitbart:

A new manifesto by leading Evangelical Christians has drawn fire for its embrace of traditional sexual morality based on biblical norms.

The declaration, billed as the “Nashville Statement” and signed by more than 150 Evangelical leaders, reaffirms Christian teaching on God’s creation of human beings as male and female, an assertion that flies in the face of recent attempts to proclaim a nearly infinite “gender fluidity” based on “autonomous preferences.”

The authors state that the path to full and lasting joy through God’s good design for his creatures is being “replaced by the path of shortsighted alternatives that, sooner or later, ruin human life and dishonor God.”

“Our true identity, as male and female persons, is given by God. It is not only foolish, but hopeless, to try to make ourselves what God did not create us to be,” the text reads.

The Nashville Statement immediately came under fire from LGBT activists as well as secular mainstream media, who denounced the document as bigoted, prejudiced and antiquated.

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