- Created by: Heather
- Created on: 10-05-12 19:13
They AGREE TO AN EXTENT. Only RELATIONSHIPS within the same sex are considered sinful! They believe that homosexuals should be celibate. Also they CONDEMN homophobia!
- The BIBLE has forbidden relationships of the same sex to occur as set forth in the section - LEVITICUS 18:22
- There is the belief that everyone is a child of God.
Remember that roman catholics are a DENOMINATION of CHRISTIANITY. This is where they are a branch of the religion and have different viewpoints on different topics than some of the other denominations such as the Evangelical Protestants.
CELIBATE - abstaining from marriage and sexual relationships
EVANGELICAL PROTESTANTS AND LIBERAL PROTESTANTS
EVANGELICAL - They completely REJECT the idea of homosexuality! They believe it to be a complete SIN through and through!
- They hold meetings in the attempt of CURING homosexuals
- Romans (1:26-8) says that those who do the unnateral with people of the same sex will be PUNISHED!
- They believe that CHRIST can remove all sins, includung homosexuality
LIBERAL - They WELCOME the idea of homosexuality. Even their preists are allowed to be homosexual but must be celibate!
- Jesus's teachings focus on love, therefore they should be accepted.
- The Bible just needs to be interpreted with the modern eye.
This religion is split into different viewpoints.
- Islam is tolerant
- All people are of God's creation
- If people are homosexual, they were born this way, so it was obviously God's intention.
- It is condemned in the Qur'an and by the prophet Muhammed
- The only lawful sex is between husband and wife
- Sex is for procreation which cannot happen with homosexuals.