Religion and homosexuality have never mixed well, and is a touchy subject to talk about to many.
As Christians many believe that homosexuality is an abomination to mankind for “it says so in the bible”.[Capitalized “Bible.”] But after watching the documentary For the Bible Tells Me So and reading many articles I have [no first person.No “I.”Write in 3rd person.] come to find that people’s minds can be easily manipulated.
Us as humans love to twist words or overthink things to where they no longer make sense. The simplicity of this topic is that weather it is ‘right or wrong’, a sin, or a choice; as a Christian sin is sin and God is the only one to judge for we are all sinners. [So, what is your stance?No clear thesis yet.] A mistake often made by those who are followers of religion, is that they read the bible very literal or selectively. [“Literal” is an adjective.You want the adverb.] While reading the bible you have to remember the authors and time periods of its text you should not just read it as is. Also these are human words of what God says, it can be said in many different ways; that’s why there is many different translations of the bible.
“Opponents of gay marriage, Brinton notes, follow a literal approach to the Bible when they cite the Old Testament passage that declare, “You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination” (Leviticus 18:22). [Several problems with this format.Please see chapter 7 and format this quote correctly. Also, introduce your quotes, Ida.
] He wonders if gay marriage foes are making the same mistakes as defenders of slavery: But perhaps reproduction is no longer the goal of every person and every marriage. [Huh?I’mlosing track here.] (John Blake CNN, How the Bible Was Used to Justify Slavery, Abolitionism).” In the bible God never really condemns the relationship between a man and man or woman and woman; he condemns the sexual acts between…