Chapter 2. “Vile Affections”: The Bible and Homosexuality

  1. Adrian Thatcher

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch2

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible

How to Cite

Thatcher, A. (2009) “Vile Affections”: The Bible and Homosexuality, in The Savage Text: The Use and Abuse of the Bible, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302691.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170161

Online ISBN: 9781444302691

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Keywords:

  • “vile affections” - Bible and homosexuality;
  • morality or ideology;
  • Bible and homosexuality;
  • guidebook for sexual behavior;
  • Southern Baptists of USA - Bible condemning homosexuality as sin;
  • a man needs a woman;
  • When Is Exegesis Homophobic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Morality or Ideology?

  • A Guidebook for Sexual Behavior?

  • A Man Needs a Woman?

  • When is Exegesis Homophobic?