Was Jesus Bisexual? New Book Says So

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 5.09.28 PMJesus being labelled “bisexual” is not new. Plenty of authors (many avowed atheists, but religious scholars, too) have read between the lines and come up with Jesus as a potentially bisexual character.

Now, a new book by Frank Schaeffer not only reiterates that claim, but also purports that Jesus was very pro-bisexual, too. Some of the research in the book includes going back to original texts and faulty translations of certain gospel pages.

Schaeffer harps on the use of the common phrase  “the Bride of Christ,” which was used for both men and women connected to Jesus.  Schaeffer wonders, “According to nice evangelical standards, the Bible is odd. Sorry but it is. … So why do evangelicals have problems embracing the full range of sexuality?”

He quotes and analyzes certain sections of the Bible, and dissects certain phrases. Ultimately, he concludes:6a00d8341d27db53ef00e550678c3b8834-640wi

One thing for sure– these verses imply Jesus either favors bisexuality (metaphorically speaking of course!) or maybe only women go to heaven to be his Bride. Either way maybe no one in heaven is married because we’re all going to be concubines (metaphorically speaking of course!)

Or maybe Jesus favors gay metaphorical sex, trans, bi sex, etc.

The book is available on Kindle and on Amazon: http:///Why-Atheist-Who-Believe…/…/ref=sr_1_1…

There are those who believe there is evidence to suggest that the very open nature and loving attitude of Jesus proved that he was bisexual. Some of the scholars have used history, and interpretations to come to that conclusi6a00d8341d27db53ef00e550544cd28833-640wion—and even from smart bisexuals.

Here are additional sources and links about the issue:

* Was Jesus bisexual?

Exploring Jesus the Bisexual

Jesus as bisexual according to Gospel of Mark

The Holy Leper and the Bisexual Christian

Mike Szymanski
Mike Szymanski has written about bisexual issues since 1989 and has one of the longest-running regular bisexual columns as the National Bisexuality Examiner. He came out as bisexual in a cover story of Genre magazine, which resulted in more than 50 television appearances, including Ricki Lake, Phil Donahue Show and 20/20. Szymanski won the Lambda Literary Award in 2007 for co-authoring an informative humor book “The Bisexual’s Guide to the Universe: Quips, Tips and Lists for Those Who Go Both Ways.” Write him at [email protected]