How can we understand what the Torah, Bible and Koran say about homosexuality? We dissect the major passages, includling the “abomination” lines in Leviticus.  For thousands of years, scholars have interpreted a handful of passages in the Bible, Torah and Koran as clear condemnations of homosexuality. From the “abomination” lines in Leviticus to the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, what God commands seems clear. Now, many liberal scholars are putting these passages into a broader context, and finding that what the scripture “says” is misleading.

ON Interfaith Voices | July 17, 2012 | 12:00 pm

Reinterpreting scripture, The ‘Gay Church,’ and More

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How can we understand what the Torah, Bible and Koran say about homosexuality? We dissect the major passages, includling the “abomination” lines in Leviticus.  For thousands of years, scholars have interpreted a handful of passages in the Bible, Torah and Koran as clear condemnations of homosexuality. From the “abomination” lines in Leviticus to the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, what God commands seems clear. Now, many liberal scholars are putting these passages into a broader context, and finding that what the scripture “says” is misleading.

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