Scholars debate what Bible says about sex

in 2013, Jennifer Wright Knust, Newsmakers, School of Theology
March 1st, 2013

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Jennifer Wright Knust, School of Theology

Prostitution. Polygamy. Premarital sex. And that’s just the Old Testament…

Expert quote:

“The Bible, however, is a diverse collection of books written over the course of about 1,000 years by human actors living in circumstances that changed dramatically…  As such, the Bible cannot be expected to offer a single or consistent message on anything, including sex, even if some of us do regard this collection as divinely inspired, as I do.”

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