Category Archives: Centurion and Pais

“The Sin of Sodom” Revisited

Sodom, Hospitality, and Same-Sex Relations More and more, conservative Bible scholars are acknowledging the fact that, Biblically speaking, the sin of Sodom has to do with the lack of hospitality–in the extreme–and not anal sex per se.  Nothing lacks hospitality … Continue reading

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The Centurion: An Ethical Pederast?

Jesus’ acceptance of the Roman centurion and his pais has some troublesome contemporary implications. These troubling implications were highlighted in a comment from Charles Kinnaird over at Not Dark Yet. Kinnaird was not taking issue with the substance of either … Continue reading

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Adolescent Sexual Readiness & Child Sexual Abuse

Friends, I just discussed the fact that the category of “adolescence” was made necessary because of the industrial revolution and the resulting need for universal education to provide industry with the highly trained workforce it required.  In the post I … Continue reading

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The Gay Theme of the Q Source

There is a definite gay theme in the Q Source, or the Gospel of Q. Before we discuss the violent persecution of the Q community, and the individual behind that persecution, it is necessary to establish the historical grounds for … Continue reading

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