Robert Gagnon

Robert Gagnon, an ordained elder of the Presbyterian Church (USA), is an associate professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He is coauthor of Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views and has had articles published in various periodicals, including the Journal of Biblical Literature, Novum Testamentum, and Horizons in Biblical Theology. He earned his Ph.D. from Princeton Theological Seminary, his M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, and his B.A. from Dartmouth College. For more information about Dr. Gagnon, visit his web pages.

Robert Gagnon has also been featured on the MARS HILL AUDIO Conversation "Texts, Sex, and Sanctity: Robert Gagnon on Homosexuality and the Bible." A short description of the Conversation is available here.


Volume 68

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Guests on Volume 68: Murray Milner, Jr., on American teenagers, schools, and the culture of consumption, and on how the choices of parents create the institutional framework for the lives of adolescents; Steven C. Vryhof, on faith-based schools and the maintaining of community; Douglas J. Schuurman, on recovering the Reformation's vision of vocation as neighbor-love and instrument of providence; Robert Gagnon, on Biblical teaching about homosexuality and how it is being ignored; Richard Stivers, on the role of technologies and "technique" in creating a sense of loneliness; and Quentin Schultze, on the role of religious paradigms in the American understanding of mass media.

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Texts, Sex, and Sanctity: Robert Gagnon on Homosexuality and the Bible

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There are few issues within the church more potent than that of homosexuality. Barbara Wheeler, President of Auburn Theological Seminary in New York, has noted that "What we in the churches teach about homosexuality affects the lives of many more people than our own members." In recent years, the debate on this issue has centered on disagreements over the exact nature of biblical teaching concerning sexuality. Dr. Robert Gagnon, Associate Professor of New Testament Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is one of the world's foremost experts on the subject and the author of the critically acclaimed text, The Bible and Homosexual Practice. In this Conversation, Dr. Gagnon talks with Ken Myers about the cultural trends and theological arguments that have shaped the dispute over the past few decades, in the hope of clarifying the answers to many of these complex questions. 72 minutes. $6.