Editor’s Note: The following book review appears in the Spring 2020 issue of Eikon.
Sharon James. Gender Ideology: What do Christians Need to Know? Ross–shire, Scotland: Christian Focus, 2019.
Sharon James observes, “We live in an age of unprecedented confusion about sexual identity” (14). Literature on gender studies and human sexuality is a slog for the uninitiated, yet those thinkers and their volumes are shifting the dialogue for an entire generation. James, who has a doctorate from the University of Wales and serves as a Social Policy Analyst for the Christian Institute, has written Gender Ideology: What do Christians Need to Know? “to explain in simple terms what is going on” so that Christians “will be better equipped to protect the next generation from believing lies that lead to lasting physical and emotional harm” (16).
After introducing her volume, James moves into a brief description of the global revolution regarding human…