Category Archives: Sexuality

Erotic Imagery in Song of Songs

Since many of us have come to view the Bible as advocating a sort of sexual prudishness you should not be surprised to learn that one of the more enlivening classes I teach 1)as part of my “What the Bible … Continue reading

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Homosexual Intercourse

The verses Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13 are often understood as a general prohibition against male–male eroticism. A close examination of the underlying Hebrew, however, reveals that the text is more likely understood as a more narrow prohibition. In this study, … Continue reading

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Male Homosexuality and the Bible

The orthodox, Judeo-Christian view of male homosexuality, as characterized in the Bible, is that the practice is sinful. However, the Hebrew Bible’s prohibition is probably not as broadly defined as most of us think. The question addressed in this study is simply this: What is … Continue reading

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