Last week, Newsweek’s cover story on the biblical case for gay marriage resonated on TV stations, throughout the blogosphere, and in the inboxes of many NEWSWEEK employees as Christians and nonbelievers alike sounded off on the editorial decision to run the story. Of the tens of thousands of letters we received, some argued that the Bible clearly proscribes homosexuality, while others applauded author Lisa Miller’s argument on such a controversial subject. But many expressed a desire for a deeper exploration of the subject—a conversation among biblical scholars on both sides of the divide.
Warning… you are reading an older post. Check the comments where I state repeatedly that this is no longer my view of homosexuality. If nothing else, this post should serve as a reminder of the God-awful ways people view LGBT people, not as persons, but as inhuman, almost criminal, non-person animals. Such a rejection of the personhood of the LGBT individual is not a mark against them, but against those who either held or hold these views. The reason I keep it up is because of the conversation enshrined herein. Yes, Google AdSense may see it differently, but I do