Many people expect religious types to lead the way ethically.
In recent days, one religious publisher went the opposite way. Christianity Today ran a piece entitled “Polyamory: Pastors’ Next Sexual Frontier.” Polyamory—from the Latin “several loves”—refers, please note, to three or more adults in consenting sexual relationships.
Alongside general common sense, the piece by Preston Sprinkle and Branson Parler identified positive elements of polyamorous instincts. The desire for family, rejection of individualism and focus on community in polyamorous desires are “good things” that draw people to polyamory.
One thing is for sure: this isn’t your grandfather’s religion.
It’s a strange day when an evangelical publisher puts out material identifying polyamory in positive terms.
We need a clearer word: polyamory is wrong. There is nothing good in it.
Let’s return to the day when religious types led the way ethically.Read More »