Tag: Homosexuality

In a previous post, I listed what I have found to be the five strongest arguments against seeing Leviticus 18 and 20 as prohibiting same-sex intercourse. In this post and the next, I’ll work through each of these arguments and offer a counter argument. I’ll begin with the last argument...
Most heterosexual Christians I know exhibit a massive misunderstanding of homosexuality. I would put myself in this category. That’s why I’ve started an in-depth study of the issue, including conversations with LGBT Christians. I still have a long way to go and I’m excited about the journey. But it doesn’t...
No, it doesn’t. At least, these texts no longer carry lasting relevance for Christians. While many conservative Christians think Leviticus 18 and 20 offer everlasting authority for this issue, they are not only sadly mistaken but naïve in their interpretation. The relevant verses read: You shall not lie with a...
In my last post, I argued that it's unlikely that the entire city of Sodom was “gay” in the sense that we know it today, and that the city was condemned primarily for inhospitality, which included the attempted gang rape of Lot’s guests. Homosexual sex was only a subsidiary...
You know the story. Two men visit Lot and they must have been hot, because they attract the attention of the men of the city—every single one, even the kids: “The men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house…and called to...
This is the subject of a book I'm working on. And it’s the subject of the next great battle that the church will face in the coming years—indeed, it’s already facing it. Before I write a book, however, I like to blog about the subject. It’s a good way to...
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