Category Archives: Same Sex Marriage

How do I Reconcile Paul with My Support for LGBT Folks?

I just got an email from Harold, one of my PFLAG friends. He asked the following question. “How do you reconcile Paul’s words and yet support LGBTs?” There are several good ways of approaching this question. One way looks at … Continue reading

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Clobber Passage: Abominations–and the Death Penalty

In this refutation of the Clobber Passages, I can’t move away from Leviticus without at least mentioning the issue of what the Torah calls “abominations.”  God is recorded as having called a number of things abominations—mainly different kinds of food.  For example, God … Continue reading

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Clobber Passage: Romans 1:18-27

Romans 1:18-27 may be the most-used Clobber Passage of all. Virtually all North American gay and lesbian believers, once their orientation is known, have received it in a cut-and-paste email from concerned friends and acquaintances. If you’ve spent much time in the blogs you … Continue reading

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The Anti-Homosexual “Clobber Passages”

The standard biblical case against homosexuality is based on a collection of verses which some people call the “Clobber Passages.” These verses and passages are found mainly in Leviticus and Romans, and in Paul’s famous “sin lists.” I’ve heard and read some of these refutations of the Clobber … Continue reading

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