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HOMOSEXUALITY & THE BIBLE

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Web sites with additional information on homosexuality and the Bible:

bulletFrom a gay/lesbian perspective:
bulletInformation on the Sodom, Gomorrah and Gibeah stories is at: http://student.uq.edu.au/ This is the home page of Daniel A. Helminiak, Ph.D., author of the book: "What the Bible Really Says about Homosexuality", Alamo Square Press, San Francisco CA (1994)
bulletMel White, "Seven Letters from Mel White...," at: http://www.ezin.net/
bullet TruthSetsFree is a personal web site by Justin Cannon who makes his report "The Bible, Christianity and homosexuality" available in Word, PDF,HTML eReader, and hard copy format. See: http://www.truthsetsfree.net/ 
bullet"Homosexuality and the Scripture", Apostolic Restoration Mission, at: http://www.apostolicrestorationmission.4t.com/
bullet"An Investigation into the Bible and Homosexuality" at: http://www.yougogirl.com/
bulletDr. Rembert S. Truluck, "Steps to Recovery from Bible Abuse" is "a response to the abusive use of the Bible against Gays and Lesbians and all others oppressed and alienated by religion." See: http://www.truluck.com
bulletRembert Truluck, "The Bible and Homosexuality," at: http://www.truluck.com/
bulletJohn Boswell, "Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality : Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century, " University of Chicago Press (1981) You can read some reviews of this book and perhaps order it from the Amazon.com virtual book store?
bulletThe Reconciling Congregation Program publishes and distribute a pair of books: "Claiming the Promise Bible Study: An Ecumenical Welcoming Bible Study Resource on Homosexuality."  One is a study book, the other a leader's guide. They "can be used for group or individual study. Planned for seven one- to two-hour sessions." See http://www.rcp.org/ctp.html
bulletRick X, "An annotated Bible sermon for the gay boy and girl," at: http://rickx.com/sermon/
bulletFrom a conservative Christian perspective:
bullet"Homosexuality"; one of a series of essays on Christianity. See: http://en.bibleinfo.com/
bullet"What the Bible Says About Homosexuality." You can do a search for the word homosexuality at: http://bibleanswers.logos.com/ This site had originally included two Biblical verses: Exodus 22:19 and Deuteronomy 27:21. Both deal with sexual relations between humans and animals, and are unrelated to homosexuality. The vast majority of people who engage in bestiality are heterosexuals. When we pointed this out to them, they deleted the two references.
bullet"Is Homosexuality Condemned in the Bible?" They say a resounding "yes." See: http://www.bible.ca/
bulletBobby Dockery, "Homosexuality In The Bible", from a tract titled: "Homosexuality: Are Same Sex Relationships A Christian Option?" See: http://www.messenger.org/
bulletThe Westboro Baptist Church has a web site with incredibly beautiful graphics and layout, but a message of pure hatred. They believe that all gays and supporters of gays are deserving of death. See: http://www.godhatesfags.com/ Because of its high hate content, this site is often off line.
bulletKerby Anderson, "Homosexual Theology," at: http://www.probe.org/
bulletLoren L Johns, "Homosexuality and the Bible: A case study in the use of the Bible for ethics," at: http://bc.bluffton.edu/
bulletDiane Dew, "Homosexuality," at: http://www.dianedew.com/
bulletFrom a liberal Christian perspective:
bulletDon Fielding, "Fielding Dreams," at: http://uua.org/
bullet"New and Old Testament Verses Mentioning Homosexuality". See: http://www.ezin.net/
bullet"Homosexuality and the Bible" See: http://www.mccdc.com/
bulletGerald Larue, "Sex and the Bible", Prometheus, Buffalo NY (1983), Pages 129-139
bulletJ. L. Mays, Ed., "Harper's Bible Commentary,", Harper & Row, San Francisco, CA, (1988), Page 1175.
bulletWalter Wink, "Homosexuality and the Bible" at: http://www.bridges-across.org/
bulletJimmy Creech, "Response to the Judicial Charge" at: http://www.iwgonline.org/
bulletChristopher Levan, "Does the Bible condemn homosexuality? In an honest approach to the scriptures, the challenge is to suspend biases," Edmonton Journal, 1995-MAY-27. Online at: http://www.ualberta.ca/
bulletComprehensive  Bibliography:
bulletJeramy Townsley has assembled a "fairly comprehensive list of positive and negative discussions regarding homosexuality and the Christian Scriptures." See: http://www.bridges-across.org/ba/

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Books on on homosexuality and the Bible

Amazon.com, the world's biggest online bookstore, has the following books available. They represent all points of view. If you see a generic Amazon ad here, please click on your refresh button:

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Booklets on homosexuality and the Bible:

Regen Luna has published two lesgay-positive booklets which can be purchased in coil bound hard copy for under $10.00 US or can be downloaded over the Internet for $5.00:

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"9 Reasons Why Homosexuality is not a Sin," Lulu, Inc., (2004). This is "a book on understanding why we believe that homosexuality is not a sin. a must for the glbt community."

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"The Gay Bible," Lulu, Inc, (2004), 16 pages. Contains "pro-gay verses in the Holy Bible for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders Christians and non Christians. The book can be used for Bible studies, sermon outlines or simply used it as a devotional."

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Copyright © 2001 and 2005 by Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Originally written: 2001-DEC-2
Latest update: 2005-APR-22
Author: B.A. Robinson

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