By Steve Wells
What does the Bible particularly say approximately Homosexuality? It relies who you ask. during this accomplished publication, Steve Wells provides the scriptural arguments that conservatives use to sentence homosexuality, in addition to the liberal interpretations that declare that the Bible approves of homosexuality.
- The particular verses
- Gay Bible stories
- Possibly homosexual Bible stories
- Lesbians, Eunuchs
- Paul's thorn
- Was Jesus gay?
- What approximately Yahweh?
- Between the lines
- Biblical marriage
- Because the bible tells me so.
With an afterword by way of Dave Muscato.
“Steve Wells offers yet one more necessary software for the secular debater. With an enticing wit and clean irreverence, Strange Flesh disarms the main ubiquitous weapon within the arsenal opposed to LGBT rights.” --Noah Lugeons, host of the Scathing Atheist podcast.
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Extra resources for Strange Flesh: The Bible and Homosexuality
John J. McNeill, The Church and the Homosexual, 45. BACK Jesus, by the way, believed the story about Sodom and Gomorrah as told in Genesis 19. He thought the punishment was appropriate and warned that whoever didn’t listen to his disciples would be punished more severely. ” Luke 10:10-12 BACK Only extreme conservatives refer to homosexuals as “sodomites” today but it was commonly used before modern times. 1), and by this claim he seems to be saying he is brother of Jesus…. ” Bart Ehrman, Forged, 187-188; See also Marcus J.
They commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none doth return from his wickedness; they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah. Jeremiah 23:14 Or pride, greed, idleness, and refusing to help the poor. Neither spared he the place where Lot sojourned, but abhorred them for their pride. Ecclesiasticus 16:8 (KJV, Apocrypha) This was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
27. , 21. BACK “The texts in Leviticus 18 and 20 are simply wrong. ” Spong, The Sins of Scripture, 125. BACK There are a few Christian extremists who are willing to obey God’s command in Leviticus 20:13. See note 3 for one notable example. ” But even they are unwilling to obey God by directly killing homosexuals as that verse commands. They think the government should do it for them. ) BACK Well, that’s not the only question. There’s also the question of who should be killed. ” The Bible and Homosexual Practice, 56.
Strange Flesh: The Bible and Homosexuality by Steve Wells