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Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Fool, Jun 23, 2021.

  1. Fool

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    "one of my German Bibles from the 1800s"
    That's it?

    Could not be bothered to actually name the Bible this alleged story is based upon?

    Wow.
     
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    I keep seeing memes about archaeological finds of clearly homosexual couples (buried together, sharing a home, I can't remember the specifics) and the caption is always "Historians: ah yes, they were the best of roommates"
     
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    Aupmanyav Be your own guru

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    Following Hindu mythology, Indians knew transgenders as 'Shikhandi', after a brave warrior of Mahabharata siding with the Pandavas. He was a She before sex change. Shikhandi - Wikipedia
     
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    Not sure. Probably not 'fabulous'.
     
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    There were women and children in Sodom. Paul was a misogynist. The book of Luke mentions Anna as a prophetess. Paul wouldn't have cottoned to a female prophet. Romans 8 is the secret of the spiritual en lieu of the natural, carnal.

    Pedantry was the big issue. Men having sex with sexually immature boys
     
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    Hinduism is always so interesting because third gender stories seem to date back, like, almost forever.
     
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    Buddhism, like Hinduism, believe that homosexuality and transgender is residual influence from previous incarnation as the opposite sex
     
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    This is something I brought up to a seminary student years ago. Sodom would not have been devoid of innocents. He did get miffed about it. Then he went on the typical apologetics song and dance routines.
     
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    Any one healthy should be in touch with both their yin and yang
     
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    Yeah. Though if you don't mind me asking... how does that relate to transgenderism?
     
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    We're not discussing love or attraction with Sodom. Rape is sadistic
     
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    Many Native American tribes have the concept of "two spirits" I find fascinating.
     
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    Animus and anima carl jung.
     
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    I'm not discussing rape. I agree. Rape is an atrocity.
     
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    Sodom was about rape and being inhospital. It tells this in Ezekiel. It has nothing to do with homosexuality, same sex attraction
     
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    thanks for the very interesting link Fool

    it will be an incredible uphill battle to convince the religious right that they are actually the religious wrong

    they have a lot invested in their agenda of hate
     
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    "Sodomites" obviously got their name from the common practices of the city after which it was named.
    The city's inhabitants wanted to "know" (in the Biblical sense) the men that had come into Lot's house.
    They were going to enter Lot's house and gang rape those men, because God struck them blind.....hardly something he would have done to then just for being inhospitable. :shrug:

    "Effeminate" had the distinction of a man wearing very soft clothing, like a woman.

    The two Greek words in the Bible that refer to male homosexuals, portrays both the passive and the active parties.....IOW, one who sodomizes a male, and the other who submits to it. So the one submitting is equally guilty according to God's Law.

    Temple prostitutes were forbidden in Israel, described as "catamites" or young boys kept for homosexual sex.

    Its been around a very long time.....
     
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