Sodom and Gomorrah
were destroyed not because the people there were homosexuals.
Genesis provides us with a topographical description of Sodom and Gomorrah
, as seen through the eyes of Lot: And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain [kikar] of the Jordan, that it was well watered everywhere [kulo mashke], before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah
, like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt, as thou goest unto Zoar)Gen.
Inset top, Laing Art Gallery's Top, Laing Art Gallery's The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
by John Martin
I am using the New International version: "Then the Lord said: 'The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah
is so great and their sin so grievous that I will go down and see if what they have done is as had as the outcry that has reached me.
Universalism and particularism at Sodom and Gomorrah
; essays in memory of Ron Pirson.
The article begins by providing context that illustrates the place-based and diffuse nature of an ongoing culture war between civil rights and religious freedom, further exposing the painful irony inherent in using misinterpretations of the Sodom and Gomorrah
parable to reinforce inhospitality.
It should not be of the same sex so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in the days of Sodom and Gomorrah
of Old," he said.
A FEMINIST walk-out, warnings about Sodom and Gomorrah
, and what constitutes being fully clothed all featured in a highly-charged council meeting yesterday.
By evoking the Biblical destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
, conquistadors hoped to justify their paths of destruction in the Americas, which they fashioned in their texts as a New World Sodom.
If you want to quote the Bible read The Book of Leviticus to know how you should live, also find in the Bible the story of Sodom and Gomorrah
in Genesis Chapters 18 and 19 and what happened there.
Cities throughout the world have been holding gay pride parades for some time to celebrate the lifestyle of Sodom and Gomorrah
. Why aren't our bishops and priests speaking out against these displays of sexual perversion--especially when mainstream media vigorously support them?
That time of year has come around again, and the ritual has been re-enacted of mainly Western foreign embassies issuing calling for tolerance and underlining the broader purpose of a celebration of diversity--while other voices, of conservatism, ultra-rightism and from religious quarters--have made statements condemning Sofia Pride Week and its culminating parade as tantamount to Sodom and Gomorrah