Finally, it is crucial to recognize that all disorders, diseases, deformities, decay, and death ultimately result from the Fall.
While sin, suffering, and sickness are present realities, we have the certain promise that “in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose” (Romans ). Rae, “As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth.
Regardless of the term used, confusion reigns on how to respond to this disorder.
First, intersex refers to the rare condition of individuals who are born with both male and female reproductive organs and sex glands, and in even rarer cases both XX and XY chromosomes.
His disciples asked him, ‘Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?
Their observations are reflective of nineteenth-century views of gender.
The medical treatment for this disorder involves the surgical and hormonal “assignment” of gender, which ideally should be made on the basis of all the relevant factors (e.g., chromosomal, neural, psychological, behavioral, and the like).