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Christian Homophobia
Current news about christian homophobia. Homophobia is defined as fear of homosexuality, including hate towards homosexuals. The existence of christian homophobia is fueled by bible interpretation. It is expressed in the condemnation of homosexual behavior. Christian homophobes label the homosexual orientation as sin. As a consequence christian fundamentalists don’t fully accept LGBT identities as categories. This legalistic worldview on homosexuality is gradually changing
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Homosexuals are broken people, too

Homosexuals are broken people, too | Christian Homophobia | Scoop.it
Are we not all broken in small and large ways? As a fallen race, isn't there a web of characteristics about us all that doesn’t reflect the way God designed us?
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Homosexuality and the Resurrection of Disability

The Catechism teaches that, while all people are equal in dignity, God also makes differences among people. “These differences belong to God’s plan, who wills that each receive what he needs from others, and that those endowed with particular ‘talents’ share the benefits with those who need them. I have not always appreciated the ways in which God has made me different. For a long time, I used to pray that God would make me stop being gay. It gave me particular struggles. It made discernment difficult. It was painful. All I could see was adisordered and broken part of myself that I’d rather do away with. I had failed to grasp the truth that, as C. S. Lewis once put it, “every disability conceals a vocation, if only we can find it, which will ‘turn the necessity to glorious gain.’”

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A Theology of Sexuality and its Abuse : The Pneuma Review

For many reasons, studying the brokenness of SA alongside Scripture—of an already mysterious sexuality—creates a “messy obligation.” Understanding and responding to the sexually abused means we are committed to the revealed truth of Scripture as well as the observed truth of empirical studies,11 which help illuminate the victim’s lived-experience.12 When revealed truth and observed truth merge, then the complexity of the human condition is in fullest view—the “treasure in jars of clay” (2 Cor 4:7).

 
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