Chaput on the Significance of Gay Marriage

Carl Trueman reflects on Roman Catholic  Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput’s 2014 Erasmus Lecture, ‘Strangers in a Strange Land.’  It’s worth the read. The quick point: whereas the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling makes abortion legal based on whether or not human life is present founded on chronology, the the legitimizing of gay marriage represented not simply a sin within a legitimate reality but a fundamental rejection of human nature. This is, according to Chaput, a tipping point that makes this moment most perilous.

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