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In the years leading up to the 21st century, one of the topics most heatedly debated by the churches was homosexuality. Some are convinced that homosexuality is forbidden by Scripture. Some see homosexuality as a sign of Western moral decadence. Some focus on it as a threat to marriage and the family. Others, however, believe that the dignity and worth of each person created in the image of God is at stake. Informing these divergent views are varied interpretations of Scripture and diverse understan…

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May, Melanie A., “Homosexuality”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_H279>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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