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Dealing with the Homosexual "Condition" inside the Christian Church
Religion and Theology
Pages 14 (3514 words)
Author’s Name Instructor’s Name Course Number Date Dealing with the Homosexual “Condition” inside the Christian Church From biblical times people who act upon their attraction to the same sex have been ostracized and considered a disgrace but since the turn of this century the views on homosexuals have drastically changed.
During prime time television, it is ok to see women kissing other women and men “living together” with their fellow men and many find these shows a reflection of the real world. Many gay couples are now officially married and have a wonderful “family” together by adopting and giving unwanted and orphaned children homes. A few decades back people would have been thrown into dumpsters for dressing in drag but now it is now common to see gays everywhere and expressing who they are in whatever manner they seem fit. All of us have people we know who are part of the LGBT community and we are even friends with some. Being Christians, we are expected by society and by the Almighty to adhere to certain values and make it the foundation of our decisions and judgments (Article 7). With the outpouring of support for the LGBT community, Christians and the Church are often the target of criticism for not being open and welcoming to homosexuals. Many Christians are labeled as homophobes and it’s as if the tides have turned for the church and the LGBT Community. ...
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