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Tag Archives: John Boswell

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A Letter to Louise, Part 3

Read the rest of the series Nine. Full acceptance by society, including the blessings and legality of marriage should be extended to gays and lesbians in the same way it is extended to others. Louise, if it is moral as well as psychologically needful —

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Dear Pastors

Dear Pastors, We are writing you this letter in hopes that you will understand our thoughts on same-sex marriages and gay rights. In no way are we going to haunt you because of your opinion. We pray that this note will open you eyes to

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Gays in Heaven? Absolutely!

This is a comprehensive study that will give you, the reader, detailed, Scripture-based answers to the questions most commonly asked regarding what the Bible does and does not say about homosexuality. I grew up in a Fundamentalist church where they talked a lot about how

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The Bible Is an Empty Closet

“The issues about Homosexuality are very complex and are not understood by most members of the Christian Church,” according to Bernard Ramm of The American Baptist Seminary of the West. This evangelical authority on biblical interpretation says that, “To them, it is a vile form

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Conflicts and Challenges Facing Gay and Lesbian Believers

There are deep personal tragedies, countless and sometimes seemingly endless wounds gay people must face. Let us understand the term “gay” to include gay males, lesbians, bisexual people, transgender people and all of us who identify as a sexual minority. We encounter all sorts negative

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I Corinthians 6:9 | The Bible and Homosexuality

Back to Index In I Corinthians 6:9 Paul lists a many activities that will prevent people from inheriting the Kingdom of God. One has been variously translated as effeminate, homosexuals, or sexual perverts. The original Greek text reads malakoi arsenokoitai. The first word means soft;