The Bible and homosexuality
Homosexuality in the Bible: Here's what six passages say and how to interpret them. - Upworthy
Leviticus — You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. Nor shall you mate with any animal, to defile yourself with it. Nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it.
Homosexuality in the Bible: Here's what six passages say and how to interpret them.
Among the most frequent questions that people who just discover the open and affirming Metropolitan Community Churches have are ones dealing with what the Bible says and, we might add, doesn't say. So, we have dedicated an entire section to the topic. Does it sometimes seem as if Christians tend to choose passages from scripture to support a certain political or theological position?
Robyn J. Whitaker does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. But what does the Bible actually say about human sexuality and homosexuality in particular? What follows represents a summary of critical biblical scholarship on the issue.