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How do Christians in support of gay marriage interpret anti-gay Bible verses? LGBT Evangelical Christians do not interpret the so called "anti-gay Bible verses" as anti-gay bible verses.Rather, they interpreted it purely in its socio-historical and religious context.They took the texts literally as a fundamentalists.* Philo ,a first century Jew, knew that ...


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When read without preconceptions, the Song of Solomon is certainly about the delights of premarital sex. Whether we say that it therefore encourages premarital sex depends on our interpretation of it. Christians over the centuries has tended to insist that the Song is about marital sex, or at least extramarital sex with King Solomon (who seems to be ...


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No, what the heck! Deuteronomy 22:28-29 28 ¶If a man find a damsel that is a avirgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found; 29 Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel’s father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away ...


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The basis for a marriage ceremony is the elevation that it grants the parties. In Paul's day, for example, only the elite could actually "marry" in the sense we have today. Sarah Ruden writes: But for the polytheistic ancients, marriage was not as straightforward a matter. Slaves could not be legally married as free people were, but many had long-term ...


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In the old testament the Tabernacle and later, the Temple, was the dwelling place of the essence of God on earth. It was the center of Spiritual life. After Pentecost, our human bodies became The Temple where the Spirit "in dwells." During the act of procreation, the male and female bodies are indeed conjoined as one, but this temporary union always ends ...



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