The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality Paperback

Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality

by M. W. Sphero;


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The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality

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What does the Bible really say about homosexuality? The answer may very well surprise you. Did you know:
* The Old Testament does not prohibit homosexuality as we see it today. Don't believe it? The Torah never forbids homosexuality when examining original language and historical context; the Hebrew word "Toevah" does not in fact mean "abomination" but rather "ritualistic uncleanliness"; and Sodom and Gomorrah had nothing whatsoever to do with homosexuality, but rather with arrogance, idolatry, and a society's blood-thirst for violence. Likewise, all verses in both the Old and New Testaments referring to these two cities consistently state the same...without ever linking homosexuality in any way whatsoever.
* The Old Testament speaks of a homosexual affair. The story of David and Jonathan describes this in detail in I Samuel, and climaxes with David saying of Jonathan: "Your love to me was more wonderful than the love of women" in II Samuel 1:26...the chosen Hebrew word for love used herein - "ahabah" - referring almost exclusively to a romantic form of love throughout the Bible.
* Christ said that some people were meant to be born gay. Can't believe it? Matthew 19:12 - an important verse that many often miss, ignore, or simply misunderstand - quotes Christ clearly stating that "there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb". He goes on to give three definitions of what a eunuch is, including the above. Furthermore, the Greek word "euno

The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality by M. W. Sphero was published by Herms Press in May 2011 and is our 39042nd best seller. The ISBN for The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality is 9780955944079.

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Page last updated 23rd July 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherHerms Press (May 2011)
Weight307g
Number of Pages292
Thickness15 mm
Height203 mm
Width133 mm
ISBN9780955944079
ISBN-100955944074
Product Code3976944
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