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Same-Sex Marriage

That guy I've been arguing with on Facebook

Fresh from this morning’s weekly reminder that I have not lived up to expectations,* I’ve been thinking about an unsatisfactory exchange I’ve been conducting on Facebook. It is with a gentleman of orthodox Christian views who thinks that homosexuality is a sin and that Christians who countenance it are “led astray by seducing spirits.” We have been talking past each other in an unsatisfactory way, but we have been talking, and that is a conversation worth having. Gay people who, after decades of scorn and derision, are stepping into the light to marry and affirm their relationships make you weep for joy. But there are orthodox, traditional Christians who...

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