Marriage and Storytelling
But listeners will only accept the story if they trust the motives and honesty of the storyteller. It wasn’t long ago that LGBT voices carried little cultural authority, while appeals to sexual virtue maintained at least some lingering clout. Now, of course, in polite company voices like Jones or Capehart carry our secular culture’s equivalent to Biblical authority. And, deservedly or not, “social conservatives” are seen as Pharisees haranguing our age’s ascendant prophets. How do we tell a story to those unwilling to listen?
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