What does Romans 1 teach about homosexuality, and how should we live in response?

– Beverly Roberts Gaventa   In the first chapter of Paul’s letter to the Romans, we find an extended attack on humanity for its failure to live in a properly creaturely relationship to God. Among the things Paul says in this long accusation is that “their women exchanged natural intercourse for unnatural, and in the […]

Witnessing to God’s Own Hope: A Reflection on Romans

Beverly Roberts Gaventa Professor of New Testament Princeton Theological Seminary November 2007 It was Phoebe who read the letter, Paul’s letter to the Romans. Of course, it was Paul who struggled to produce the words themselves (probably over an extended period of time). Paul dictated those words, and Tertius wrote them down, but it was […]