Tuesday, April 7, 2015

It’s time to cross homosexuality off the list of sins

From Columbus-

The drama in Indiana last week and the larger debate over so-called religious-freedom laws in other states portray homosexuality and devout Christianity as forces in fierce collision.

They’re not — at least not in several prominent denominations, which have come to a new understanding of what the Bible does and doesn’t decree.

That many Christians regard them as incompatible is understandable, an example not so much of hatred’s pull as of tradition’s sway.

But the view of gays, lesbians and bisexuals as sinners is a choice. It prioritizes scattered passages of ancient texts over all that has been learned since — as if time had stood still, as if the advances of science and knowledge meant nothing.

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