The Society of Biblical Literature Is Now Banning Christian Organizations

According to Erick Erickson of The Resurgent:

MarriageI keep saying that you will be made to care and yet again we have proof from inside purportedly academic religious organizations. In the name of diversity, the Society of Biblical Literature is banning InterVarsity Press from hosting a book stall its 2017 meeting. For those not familiar with InterVarsity Press, it is one of the premiere Christian academic publishers in the world, not just the United States.

What sin did InterVarsity Press commit to get itself banned from the Society of Biblical Literature? Nothing actually. It did nothing at all. Seriously.

InterVarsity Press is an organization associated with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (“IVCF”). Time magazine ran a report on IVCF stating that it was firing employees who did not hold orthodox Christian views on, you guessed it, marriage.

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