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A city, along with Gomorrah, that was judged by God and consumed with fire and brimstone.

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Has any liberal theologian commented on the "Gay" movement explicitly becoming the "Pride movement?"

When I was younger it was quite common to hear that the crimes of Sodom had nothing to do with gayness, but was about pride, and they would quote Ezekiel 16:49. Behold, this was the iniquity of thy ...
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Lot's virgin daughters had husbands?

According to Genesis 19:7-8 (NASB), Lot offered his virgin daughters to the men of the city so they would not sodomize the visiting angels: 7 “Please, my brothers, do not act wickedly. 8 Now behold, ...
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Are there historical accounts of the character of the people of Sodom and Gomorrah?

Are there any historical accounts, biblical or otherwise, that shed light on what types of people lived in Sodom and Gomorrah? I'm especially curious about any extra-biblical accounts of these two ...
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What was the Sin of Gomorrah?

We all know the sin of Sodom. But my question is, why was Gomorrah destroyed? Please give references to your answer.
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Why did Lot's wife look back?

Genesis 19:15–26 (ESV) 15 As morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, lest you be swept away in the punishment of the city.” ...
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Are there other biblical references where angels are disguised as humans? [closed]

I was reading Genesis 19: Sodom and Gomorrah Destroyed and in the first verse, two angels are greeted by Lot as they arrive at the gates of Sodom. But instead of the "do not be afraid" speech that ...
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Why were Sodom and Gomorrah destroyed? [closed]

I think many people assume that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed because of their sexual immortality, and this may at least be part of the reason. However, I recently read Ezekiel and in Ezekiel 16:...
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What is the archaeological evidence for Sodom and Gomorrah?

Exactly as the title says. What is the archaeological evidence that Sodom and Gomorrah existed and were destroyed by fire from the heavens (Genesis 19:24)?
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