Actual Biblical scholars attempt to set the record (ahem) straight

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1776 Defucker

Germany

#1 Jun 9, 2013
A trio of Iowa-based religious scholars penned an op-ed in a local paper this week, reminding readers that despite popular opinion, the Bible does not simply define marriage as between one man and one woman.[...]
"The debate about marriage equality often centers, however discretely, on an appeal to the Bible," the authors wrote. "Unfortunately, such appeals often reflect a lack of biblical literacy on the part of those who use that complex collection of texts as an authority to enact modern social policy."
Christingle Matthews

Oklahoma City, OK

#2 Jun 9, 2013
Church goers routinely make up lirs to support their positions.
Educated

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Jun 11, 2013
Real Christian wrote:
Jesus never mentioned homosexuality - not even once - but mentioned helping the poor hundreds of times.
Homosexuality is the act of intercourse between people of the same sex. When the Bible speaks of homosexuality, its emphasis is on behavior, not condition. God loves sinners, but condemns sin. And the Bible's verdict on homosexual behavior, as with all sexual immorality, is that it is sinful.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#6 Jun 11, 2013
In fact, the Bible accepts sexual practices that we condemn and condemns sexual practices that we accept. Lots of them! Here are a few examples.

DEUTERONOMY 22:13-21
If it is discovered that a bride is not a virgin, the Bible demands that she be executed by stoning immediately.
DEUTERONOMY 22:22
If a married person has sex with someone else’s husband or wife, the Bible commands that both adulterers be stoned to death.
MARK 10:1-12
Divorce is strictly forbidden in both Testaments, as is remarriage of anyone who has been divorced.
LEVITICUS 18:19
The Bible forbids a married couple from having sexual intercourse during a woman’s period. If they disobey, both shall be executed.
MARK 12:18-27
If a man dies childless, his widow is ordered by biblical law to have intercourse with each of his brothers in turn until she bears her deceased husband a male heir.
DEUTERONOMY 25:11-12
If a man gets into a fight with another man and his wife seeks to rescue her husband by grabbing the enemy’s genitals, her hand shall be cut off and no pity shall be shown her.
Clint

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Jun 11, 2013
Educated wrote:
<quoted text>
Homosexuality is the act of intercourse between people of the same sex. When the Bible speaks of homosexuality, its emphasis is on behavior, not condition. God loves sinners, but condemns sin. And the Bible's verdict on homosexual behavior, as with all sexual immorality, is that it is sinful.
sinful act in Gods eyes.
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#8 Jun 11, 2013
Clint's world view, changing monikers and slurring nonsense "has value" ???
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Jun 11, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
In fact, the Bible accepts sexual practices that we condemn and condemns sexual practices that we accept. Lots of them! Here are a few examples.
DEUTERONOMY 22:13-21
If it is discovered that a bride is not a virgin, the Bible demands that she be executed by stoning immediately.
DEUTERONOMY 22:22
If a married person has sex with someone else’s husband or wife, the Bible commands that both adulterers be stoned to death.
MARK 10:1-12
Divorce is strictly forbidden in both Testaments, as is remarriage of anyone who has been divorced.
LEVITICUS 18:19
The Bible forbids a married couple from having sexual intercourse during a woman’s period. If they disobey, both shall be executed.
MARK 12:18-27
If a man dies childless, his widow is ordered by biblical law to have intercourse with each of his brothers in turn until she bears her deceased husband a male heir.
DEUTERONOMY 25:11-12
If a man gets into a fight with another man and his wife seeks to rescue her husband by grabbing the enemy’s genitals, her hand shall be cut off and no pity shall be shown her.
Ecellent Post Champ!
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#10 Jun 11, 2013
Do we stone Bristol Palin now or wait until an engagement ????

Hey gay bashers, can we use the rocks from your heads ???

All that plastic surgery wasted....
P C Free Zone

Minneapolis, MN

#11 Jun 11, 2013
redeemer wrote:
<quoted text>Ecellent Post Champ!
I see you're patting yourself on the back again. Now, it's about time for some little hearts and light-bulbs!!!!
Bushwhacker

Seattle, WA

#12 Jun 11, 2013
space case 13 hours ago-
"Thanks to slew many of us are leaving this thread. Goodbye."

Gee, ANOTHER lie...

GO FOR YOUR PERSONAL RECORD, "guy".... LMAOROTFU~!
redemmer

Saint Paul, MN

#14 Jun 11, 2013
Good question, should we stone slick willie (I like young cigars) Clinton or wait until billary is running for prez?

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