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Confronting Religious Denial of Gay Marriage : Christian Humanism and the Moral Imagination.

Author: Catherine M Wallace
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015.
Series: Confronting fundamentalism.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing in part for secular humanists, non-Christians, and ex-Christians, Wallace locates the beginning of religious vilification of LBGTQ Americans: these attacks recycle earlier, equally reactionary political opposition to racial desegregation and equal rights for women. Then, step by step, she lays out three major flaws in the religious argument against gay marriage. First, it derives from Plato and Greco-Roman  Read more...
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Wallace, Catherine M.
Confronting Religious Denial of Gay Marriage : Christian Humanism and the Moral Imagination.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M Wallace
ISBN: 9781498225403 1498225403
OCLC Number: 951223607
Description: 1 online resource (108 pages)
Contents: Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 108.
Series Title: Confronting fundamentalism.

Abstract:

Writing in part for secular humanists, non-Christians, and ex-Christians, Wallace locates the beginning of religious vilification of LBGTQ Americans: these attacks recycle earlier, equally reactionary political opposition to racial desegregation and equal rights for women. Then, step by step, she lays out three major flaws in the religious argument against gay marriage. First, it derives from Plato and Greco-Roman sexual anxieties, not from Jesus. Second, opposition to gay marriage takes Bible verses out of context, ignoring their roots in Iron Age biology, sexual politics in the classic era,

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