From: John Burgeson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Jan 24 2003 - 12:49:16 EST
Sheila wrote, in part:
>>The Bible does, however, clearly state that homosexual acts are wrong:
Leviticus 20:13 says, "If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a
woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put
to death; their blood shall be upon them.">>
Let us distinguish between exegesis (what the writer meant to say to his
target audience) and hermenautics (what we are to glean as a meaning for us
From the exegesis viewpoint, your statement is quite obviously correct.
From the hermenautic viewpoint, your sentence #1 does not necessarily
The arguments for this are on my web site.
John W. Burgeson (Burgy)
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