In attempting to formulate an ethical Christian attitude toward homosexuality, those who identify themselves as Christians may wish to follow the example of Christ himself. References to homosexual behavior are rare in scripture, and nothing at all has been recorded as having come from Jesus
1 Corinthians 6:9b is part of a vice list which contains two words that have often been taken as a condemnation of homosexual behavior and used to justify all manner of discrimination and mistreatment toward gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in our own time.
The notorious passages of the so-called Holiness Code in Chapters 18 and 20 of Leviticus have traditionally been used to justify the ill treatment of sexual minorities. On first reading, the text appears to be unequivocal in its condemnation of physical relations between members of
The past few years have been a particularly challenging and stimulating time for me, and one of the most exciting aspects of this dynamic period in my life has been my growing interest in spiritual matters. Having experienced a period of early cynicism, I have