Loading comments… Trouble loading? Greenberg, who declares usage of the term arsenokoites by writers such as Aristides of Athens and Eusebius, and in the Sibylline Oraclesto be "consistent with a homosexual meaning". These were priests who spent their time seeking group sexual encounters.
Most are ambiguous in nature, [ citation needed ] although St. Pastoral Psychol 55, — Rent this article via DeepDyve.
But in recent years, multiple respected evangelical scholars and theologians have begun to wrestle with this and a healthy debate is underway. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. Deuterocanon Antilegomena. Denominational positions. Luke TNIV says: "There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die.
Helminiak argues that this is implied by the broader context of the narrative suggesting an unusual level of concern about the servant, whereas Horner suggests that use of the term "valued highly" implies a sexual relationship.
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Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God. You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live by them: I am the Lord.
You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination. And the forces of the south shall not stand, or even his best troops, for there shall be no strength to stand. Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, a lovely deer, a graceful doe.
To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood
Gnostic Islamic Quranic. Let anyone accept this who can. Two of the laws of Leviticus and seem more pertinent. In addition to providing policy research and analysis for the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, FRC seeks to inform the news media, the academic community, business leaders, and the general public about family issues that affect the nation from a biblical worldview.
Bergeron, D. Fee argues, it is used in a much darker way, possibly referring to the more passive partner in a homosexual relationship.