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Is Christianity Homophobic?

Lepanto Wrote: Apr 16, 2013 3:37 PM
Learningcommunity, your sophist argument is empty. Our nation and Western Civilization have hundreds of examples of successful devout Christians in all fields of endeavor so your suggestion that they are somehow too ignorant of 21st century issues is absurd. Homosexuality is nothing new it is only our degraded cultural standards that have changed.
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...