John wrestles with Romans 1:26-27 which on the face of it condemns homosexuality. By putting that verse back – into the social context and the letter it comes from, John explores what Paul might really have been saying as an example of how to keep working with Paul.
In doing so he hopes people will be more informed and imaginative in how they approach scripture. This is our book. It shapes who we are,. We can't ignore it, so lets wrestle