From: Sondra Brasile (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 29 2003 - 10:50:23 EDT
So what part about the word "abomination" are you not grasping?
>From: "Don Winterstein" <email@example.com>
>To: <RFaussette@aol.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>Subject: Re: Do non-U.S. Christians say "God Bless America?"
>Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 01:10:24 -0700
>Rich Faussette wrote in part:
> >There is no such thing as a gay Christian.
>As a young man I agreed, because the homosexuals I knew were very
>promiscuous, and the acts they engaged in seemed to epitomize perversion.
>Later I loosened up a bit, because I came to understand that married
>heterosexuals commonly engage in analogous acts, and I was no longer so
>sure they were perverse. Nothing in the Bible prohibits any kind of loving
>physical interaction between man and wife.
>At present I'm looser yet, because I believe the law of love trumps any
>individual law. Homosexuals I know now have lived in committed
>relationships practically their whole adult lives. To me, commitment is
>the important thing. The acts themselves may not be so perverse after all.
> And I see no chance the world's population is in danger of falling to
>zero any time soon. (Where I live a substantial drop is the stuff of
>Whether the state of being gay is genetic or not is kind of irrelevant when
>gay people time and again claim their orientation is not within their power
>to change. From what I've heard, they find heterosexual relationships as
>personally repulsive as I find homosexual ones; I believe I have no control
>over my feelings of repulsion, so I suspect they have no control over
>So.I'd still rather the whole topic didn't exist, and I'm still not what
>you'd call supportive, but I'm sympathetic and definitely question the
>validity of Rich's assertion.
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