This post is something I posted on Cowtippers.
— In SacredCowTippers@yahoogroups.com, *~Mystic Blue Rose~* <mystic_blue.rose@…> wrote:
> not every word in the bible is inspired or inerrant. perhaps Paul’s homophobia was manifest in his attitude rather than GOD’s homophobia.
Ted here… looking for a place to weigh in.
I’ve browsed forward to see what everyone else said then came back to jump in at this post.
I start here because I have a real problem with the term “homophobia.” “Phobia” means fear. I am claustrophobic, meaning if someone locked me in a small room it would scare the crap out of me. There are no two football players big enough to get me into an MRI. I am uncomfortable in elevators. On the other hand, while I find the activity of homosexuality unpleasant and gross I am NOT “afraid” of those who practice it nor of the knowledge of what it is.
Ted takes on controversy once again.
BE ADVISED, THIS IS AN ADULT ORIENTED POST!
Ted says: Sex is a selfish act no matter who does it or where, including within marriage!
Saturday Morning reflections…
A discussion on the SacredCowTippers Yahoo group led to my posting the following about our “sin nature.” I thought I’d stick it here for the fun of it.
Last evening Julie G. asked for my thoughts on original sin. I was too zonked to answer. I’m not sure I’m all here this morning but I’ll give it a shot.
I’m no theologian. I didn’t sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night, either. lol Ahh, but that hasn’t stopped the old Trailerpark Scholar (me) from talking like one, eh? So, what is “original sin?” Continue reading