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Is Christianity Homophobic?

David1454 Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 8:08 AM
Like it or not, civil "marriage" and Church "marriage" are two separate institutions with a common name. Obviously, I can be married by the State and not married in the Church, as well as being divorced by the state, while my Church still considers me to be married. So if the State decides to change its definition of marriage, they can do so if the Legislatures deems it a beneficial change. That does NOT mean that any Church has to recognize that marriage. Religious ministers should renounce their State credentials, and the Faithful should be made aware that these two institutions should evaluated and entered into separately, based on independent consideration of each.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 8:53 AM
then, can a Christian not recognize you as "married" if you are not married as Christianity defines it?
That "loving Jesus means hating gay people" is "proclaimed in Christian churches and on Christian television and radio broadcasts."

So declares Dan Savage in his review of Jeff Chu's "Does Jesus Really Love Me: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America" -- on page one of The New York Times Book Review.

Who is foremost among those who have made "anti-gay bigotry seem synonymous with Christianity"? The Family Research Council and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

So says Savage. And who is he? A cradle Catholic who says he "was in church every Sunday for the first...