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mnorality of homosexuality

Michael Joseph McGowan

mnorality of homosexuality

an exposition and assessment of arguments from Christian revelation and reason.

by Michael Joseph McGowan

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Published by The Author] in [S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A. (Ethics and Philosophy of Religion)) - University of Ulster, 1995.

The Physical Object
Paginationii, 91p.
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17158258M


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Chris Meyers takes the reader on a careful, rational, sustained criticism of arguments about the immorality of homosexuality. Meyers refutes anti-gay arguments by showing that they are based on unreasonable or demonstrably false ideas about the nature of morality/5(4). There have been many good books written to address this subject, but one of the most original I have seen is the recent volume by Don Fortson and Rollin Grams, Unchanging Witness: The Consistent Christian Teaching on Homosexuality in Scripture and Tradition (B&H Academic, ).

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Whatever else you know about the Bible, I’m sure you know this: It lays out a sexual ethic that displays God’s intent in creating sexuality and that challenges humanity to live in ways consistent with it. Yet today we are experiencing a sexual revolution that has seen society deliberately throwing off the Christian sexual ethic.

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While homosexuality is not mentioned all that often, the biblical vision for the union of the different genders in marriage is one of its main themes.

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(Like many similar commandments, the stated punishment for willful violation is the death penalty, although in practice rabbinic Judaism no longer. His book, Homosexuality in Ancient Greece: The Myth is Collapsing (available online here), is a polemical review of the evidence.

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George Chauncey (shelved 3 times as history-of-homosexuality) avg rating — 2, ratings —. The goal of Stanton Jones and Mark Yarhouse in their book here is to analyze how the most recent scientific research effects the Christian moral debate around homosexuality.

To be clear, the book is not written to answer the question of whether homosexual actions are immoral in light of science, the authors begin from the assumption that it is.

Homosexuality, Shellfish and the Bible There are many things that need to be said in the Christian response to homosexuality.

This article deals with only one small corner of this debate, but it is an important corner, and hopefully you will remember it and link to it next time you are in some discussion with a supporter of homosexual so-called.

This book is a beacon of light to anyone struggling to emerge from homosexuality or struggling with the homosexual debate. Homosexuality didn't start out as a major focus of my professional life, but the day it came home to me is one I will never forget. The morality of homosexuality is not a philosophical issue per se, but one can use Objectivist principles to evaluate the morality of homosexuality in any given situation.

The essence of the Objectivist position is this: Homosexuality can be a moral. What Causes Homosexuality. This is the first and perhaps the most basic question about homosexuality.

In order to understand the phenomenon of same-sex sexual relations, we must. first explore what the research shows about the origins of such attractions. There are two main theories as to what causes homosexual attractions. One. The Bible is the only true book of law that states what humanity shall and shall not do.

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The Old Testament books of Leviticus and Deuteronomy state God's moral law regarding homosexual acts and lifestyle.

God sees these acts as detestable and an abomination, and He underscored His word by destroying the sodomy of Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen ,24). Moral law is timeless and Jesus upheld it in Mat   For the last twenty years, John Corvino--widely known as the author of the weekly column "The Gay Moralist"--has traversed the country responding to moral and religious arguments against same-sex relationships.

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Corvino establishes credibility with readers, including myself, by acknowledging the opposition and responding to it with an eloquent and logical tone/5(29). Alex (the speaker) makes the point that it makes no sense to consider sexual orientation in terms of morality.

One's sexual orientation is not moral or immoral it just is an un-chosen characteristic of their person. Similarly, it is not moral or immoral to be of a given skin color, height, ethnicity, etc. Transcript Disclaimer: This video is not anti-homosexuality.

The video. ] LAW, MORALITY, AND "SEXUAL ORIENTATION" England had taken init ruled that penal prohibition of private adult homosexual activity is not necessary for the securing of the state's legitimate aim of protecting morals.7 In doing so, the court Cited by: 21 thoughts on “ The “Homosexuality” Debate: Two Streams of Biblical Interpretation ” Robert L.

Hawkins III Ap at am. I think this whole article is helpful, but the inclusive side is lacking. IT appears that the inclusive side has found several ways to simply “get around” looking at God’s law. The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate Stanton L.

Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse help us face questions surrounding the issue of homosexuality squarely and honestly, examining how scientific research has been used within church debates--especially within Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal contexts.

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The issue at hand is strictly the moral evaluation of homosexual actions. “Homosexual persons,” in contrast, “are called to chastity.

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This is a collection of numerous essays, lectures, and blog posts, many adapted from the pieces linked to below. Working through the morality arguments against homosexuality, Meyers shows how the nature of morality demands impartial, overriding reasons to act.

He argues that morality is not grounded in visceral feelings of disgust, commands from the scriptures, or mysterious Platonic essences. The Bible is a big book, and the rightness or wrongness of homosexual practice is not at the center of it.

If you read through the 1, chapters in the Bible and the more t verses, you’ll find only a dozen or so passages that deal explicitly with : Kevin Deyoung. Scripture provides sufficiently clear instruction, at least with regard to the morality of homosexual activity.

If Scripture were not clear on the subject, then tradition, reason, and experience might offer more helpful insight. In fact, on homosexual activity, Scripture seems clearer than tradition, reason, or.

Therefore, even if we dispense with perfectly valid religious and moral arguments, or ignore the disastrous affect it has on children involved, the social and medical evidence alone demands that as a society we do all we can to absolutely discourage homosexuality. Homosexual activists often justify homosexuality by claiming that ten percent of the population is homosexual, meaning that it is a common and thus acceptable behavior.

But not all common behaviors are acceptable, and even if ten percent of the population were born homosexual, this. A frank attempt to deal with the question of whether a homosexual lifestyle is immoral.

First published in Hard Questions, Real Answers (Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway, ). Medical data updated by Dr. Peter May MRCGP, One of the most volatile and important issues facing the Church today is the question of homosexuality as an alternative.

Read Corvino not only to learn about moral arguments concerning homosexuality—and you will learn a lot, regardless of your ethical starting point—but also to be reminded that it is possible for people who deeply disagree to argue respectfully, fairly, and with empathetic imagination and even a sense of humor.A defense of homosexuality \/ John Corvino -- A reply to Corvino \/ David Bradshaw -- Law, morality, and \"sexual orientation\" \/ John Finnis -- Homosexual conduct: a reply to the new natural lawyers \/ Andrew Koppelman -- The homosexual movement \/ The Ramsey colloquium -- A reply to the Ramsey colloquium \/ Thomas Williams -- The Bible on.About Tim Challies.

I am a follower of Jesus Christ, a husband to Aileen and a father to three children. I worship and serve as a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Toronto, Ontario, and am a co-founder of Cruciform Press.

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