The Man Who Outed Jesus
He studied the messiah’s sexuality. What about his own?
When I got interested in Bible scholarship, trying to find a path to a loving God, I noticed The Man Jesus Loved, a 2003 book that outs the Christian messiah. For the first time in my life, I was amazed by a Methodist seminary professor. Theodore W. Jennings, Jr. went to war with a religious tradition, and it seemed to me he won.
I kept saying, ‘That can’t be true. Jesus isn’t gay.’ Then I realized it wasn’t evidence objecting, just training, taboo, and maybe threats…