Tag Archives: Lesbians

The First Gay Christians and How they Disappeared

Introduction This is the first post in a series exploring the presence of gays and lesbians in the Q community, and the dispersal and destruction of that community in a campaign against its perceived apostasy and heresy. I welcome your … Continue reading

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Hebrew “Grind” Discussion Continued

Some time ago R.J. Walker disagreed with what I said were three examples of “grind” used as a sexual metaphor in the Hebrew scriptures (Job 31:9-10; Judges 16:20-21; Lamentations 5:13). I want to apologize for not responding sooner. (If you are new to this … Continue reading

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Wherever the σωμα is, there the αετοι will gather.

There is some debate over how to translate Luke 17:37b. The question regards how to translate two words, σωμα and αετοι.  σωμα is the usual word for body, and αετοι is the usual word for eagles.  I believe that in this passage, … Continue reading

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Anti-Homosexual Translator Bias

As you may know, I’ve been laying out the case for gays and lesbians in Luke 17:34-35.  I’ve read a number of reactions to the fact that the verses can easily be understood to refer to gays and lesbians, and I’d like to focus … Continue reading

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Luke’s Gay Apocalypse: “Two Women Grinding Together,” pt. 2

“Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left.” (Luke 17:35″ This morning R.J. Walker posted this comment about the sexual implications of Luke 17:35: It is an interesting idea, but for me you need … Continue reading

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Luke’s Gay Apocalypse: Two Lesbians without a Mill

In a comment on a previous post, my Methodist friend John Meunier commented that Matthew 24 makes a stronger agricultural connection with “grind” than Luke 17. And he’s absolutely correct. Whereas Luke has two women “grinding,” Matthew has two women “grinding at the mill.” Here are the two verses: … Continue reading

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You Can’t Quote Leviticus to Prove God Hates Homosexuality

The standard Biblical case against homosexuality is not as air-tight as many people seem to think. People bring up many points routinely, and it’s amazing how the attacks don’t hold up–if you look at their Biblical “evidence” carefully. In this post … Continue reading

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