Skip to comments.Liverpool Bishop Cites Disciple Jesus Loved and David & Jonathan to Justify Same Sex Relations
Posted on 10/14/2005 6:01:41 PM PDT by sionnsar
Read it all (gag.) [PDF --sionnsar] No question where he stands, despite sounding concilliatory to some.
Read my tag line, it says it all!
seriously, why would anyone even pay an iota of attention to this man masquerading as a bishop or whatever he is? i just love how he insinuates jonathon and david had physical contact. wonder what he makes of so many cultural habits of friends kissing both cheeks upon seeing each other, see france for example. no, nevermind, i am not really interested in anything this buffoon has to say, sorry.
Whe does the Archbishop cite Jesus' relation with John ("the beloved disciple") as the only incident in the Gospels to justify same-sex relations. He could cite
other incidents that would show that Jesus was "into it" with some of the other Apostles.
See how he propositioned Matthew (Levi) at his tax-collecting table: "Come follow me."
Why did Judas betray Jesus for the equivalent of one year's wages for a common laborer ("30 pieces of silver")? He became intensely jealous when he saw the attention that Jesus was giving to John. ("Hell has no fury like a [lover] scorned.")
Note Peter's protestation of innocence when confronted by the woman asking if he was one of Jesus' followers: "I know not the man" ("know" in the Biblical sense), presumably spoken in a Truman-Capote manner ("Your speech betrays you.)
Isn't that just like the modern heretics to sexualize male on male friendship. There is no evidence of anything sexual in these friendships in the Bible. The moderns are merely projecting their own sex-crazed mentalities on cultures of the past.
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