Stories by Mark D. Jordan

Mark D. Jordan teaches at Harvard Divinity School. His books include The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology (University of Chicago Press, 1997); The Ethics of Sex (Blackwell, 2002); and Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian Speech (Beacon, 2003). His latest is Recruiting Young Love: How Americans Talk about Homosexuality. subscribe to Mark D. Jordan's feed

Posted on: Mar 30, 2011, Source: Religion Dispatches

When a prominent gay blogger blamed a murder on an extremist interpretation of the Bible, did he give more power to Christian extremists?