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Oct. 17th, 2004

Some Anglican clergymen are on the news right now talking about their objection to gay clergy and saying that they're just "following the message of the Gospels."

If anyone can point out where Jesus even mentioned homosexuality, let alone his objection to it, please do so, because even though I'm a lapsed-Catholic/agnostic and not a devout Christian, I'm getting very fed up of religious conservatives citing Christ as their reason for objecting to everything from gayness to abortion.

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andypop
Oct. 17th, 2004 04:10 pm (UTC)
That is useful, thanks for the link.

I liked the comment there about the Good News translation. I love their version of Ecclesiastes. Instead of "vanity, all is vanity", they have something like "it is all useless". The whole book comes across as some whinging curmudgeon - a sort of Biblical Eeyore - at one point they have him saying something very close to "and another thing"...

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