It is interesting that while Phil Robertson is being defended for his declared adherence to the biblical position on sex and marriage, his Luther-esque language has largely gone unquestioned.
Months ago, Pastor Thabiti Anyabwile of The Gospel Coalition did not escape scrutiny when he appealed to the gag reflex as a defense for the same biblical position as Robertson.
In the midst of the bashing of all things not urban, liberal or (in)tolerant, Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence gave a personal anecdote on Conan recently involving the hiding-and-finding of some anal sex toys in a hotel room. Far from being considered coarse or too graphic, she is loved all the more.
Somehow we hit the sodomy jackpot and got both ends of the spectrum in the same news cycle. I’m not sure that’s a good thing.