2017-07-15

Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage

Eugene Peterson, creator of the Message paraphrase of the Bible, has retracted his recent comments endorsing same-sex marriage. Patterson stated: “Recently a reporter asked me whether my personal opinions about homosexuality and same-sex marriage have changed over the years. I presume I was asked this question because of my former career as a pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), which recently affirmed homosexuality and began allowing its clergy to perform same-sex weddings. Having retired from the pastorate more than 25 years ago, I acknowledged to the reporter that I “haven’t had a lot of experience with it.” To clarify, I affirm a biblical view of marriage: one man to one woman. I affirm a biblical view of everything.”
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