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Talk:Epistle to the Romans

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I'd like to know how this can be refuted. What do any of you have to say about this? (talk) 04:59, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

That two millenia ago, people living in a world in which there were supernatural causes and consequences related to how people conducted themselves used local mythologies to proscribe particular behaviours that certain people found objectionable. Peace. AgingHippie (talk) 05:06, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
The main problem is that the blogpost constantly refers to the medieval role-playing figure of "God" as if he actually existed. Unfortunately, if you remove all the arguments which involve "God" then it doesn't make any sense (or makes even leas sense).
Alternately, if you replace "God" with "Sauron" then it might work as poor Lord of the Rings fan fiction.--Weirdstuff (talk) 12:54, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
So this article proves that homosexuality is a sin, according to the Bible? Have any Christians truly refuted this? It would mean a lot to me to know that LGBT is not a sin, because it's just terrible to me that love could ever be regarded as sinful, particularly by the God of ANY religion. If there's a God, this just HAS to be a mistake. (talk) 05:15, 28 June 2015 (UTC)
That depends on your view of the bible. If you believe that it's divinely inspired, lock, stock and barrel, then there's no such thing as "a mistake". If, however, you view the bible as simply a collection of very human writings, then this is simply Paul's opinion and about as relevant for our contemporary world as his admonishment that slaves should obey their masters. ScepticWombat (talk) 05:33, 28 June 2015 (UTC)