Wednesday, December 17, 2008

NPR: What's The Word? The Bible On Gay Marriage

As an addition to the earlier post - see below, I have not listened, yet, but based on the summary - should be interesting:

What's The Word? The Bible On Gay Marriage
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December 15, 2008 · Religious leaders often cite scripture as the basis for their opposition to gay marriage. Albert Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and host of the Albert Mohler Program, believes a strict reading of the text forbids gay marriage. But Lisa Miller, religion editor at Newsweek, contends the Bible's models of marriage are flawed, and its lessons about love actually argue for gay marriage.

Here is the original link.

1 comment:

  1. I've heard every argument that there is from those who try to use the Bible to support such perversion. There is no exegesis involved in this indefensible position.

    I wish such people would start out by telling us upfront that they deny the authority of Scripture (as if there was any doubt). That way, unsuspection babes in Christ could be spared of the rest of the drivel. At least be honest about your unbelief instead of playing literary gymnastics with the Scriptures. And then refund your money to the taxpayers that you stole, and forfeit your tax exempt status.

    What do you say Skeptimal? Let's see if you really believe in your definition of "separation of church and state".