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America's Mixed Message on Homosexuality

MN_Independant Wrote: May 20, 2012 3:53 PM
The problem with this type of response is that it leaves up to interpretation which passages need to be read literally and which passages need to be read figuratively. If, for example, the creation stories are meant to be symbolic, is the Flood also symbolic? Is Moses a symbolic figure? Abraham? Elijah? The prophets? I think it is clear that is a slippery slope when it comes to trying to decide which aspects of the Bible are literal Truth, and which are meant to by symbolic.

In a culture as divided as ours, it’s rare to have a majority on both sides of the debate see something the same way, but it appears as if both a majority of traditionalists (conservatives) and progressives (liberals) have made the same mistake.

As popular culture becomes increasingly aggressive in its promotion of homosexuality, and Americans appear to be more de-sensitized to it, both sides of the morality debate have taken that as a sign to mean the American people are poised to affirm it. The Left, as well as the increasingly pro-homosexual leadership of the Republican Party, confidently believes...