1. State a position on same-sex marriage
2. State your theological rationale for your position
3. Explain how - theologically-speaking - the other perspectives don't make as much sense to you
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The position I support is one that is liberal in the name of the Gospel. In this essay, I use Wink and Luke Timothy Johnson’s positions to substantiate my claim. I am less in support of Hauerwas and Hayes.
My position relies heavily on the human capacity to love. As Wink writes, “the Bible only knows a love ethic” (44). From a theological point of view, the debate on same-sex marriage has to do with whether or not two men or two women can love each other in the same way that a heterosexual couple can love each other....