Be Not Deceived: The Sacred And Sexual Struggles of Gay And by Michelle Wolkomir

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Later, to continue their family line in the absence of other men, Lot’s daughters make Lot drunk, have sex with him, and become pregnant. According to MCC, the conservative interpretation of this passage, that God destroys the cities for the sin of homosexuality, is completely distorted. Instead, MCC proponents employ a literalist strategy to first note that God rendered judgment on the cities before the men of Sodom demand the strangers be handed over to them. Thus, the judgment could not be a result of the homosexual incident at Lot’s house.

The overarching goal of this healing process is not termination of homosexual behavior, heterosexual marriage, or even changes in sexual thoughts or desires; rather, these are “side effects” of the larger goal of becoming more closely “conformed to the image of Jesus Christ” (Davies 2001b, 14–17). Although each individual’s healing process is supposedly unique, it is still largely a process of conforming to this image. Exodus offers no checklist of sequential steps to be taken to be healed of homosexuality, nor does it suggest that every individual will achieve the same level of healing.

God plans to destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah because of the wickedness of the people, but Abraham pleads for the lives of the righteous in these cities. So God sends two angels to Sodom to assess the situation. Lot, Abraham’s nephew, meets them at the gate, persuades them to stay in his house, and makes them a meal. Soon, all of the men of Sodom surround Lot’s house, demanding the visitors be brought out so that they “could have sex with them” (according to the New International Version) or “may know them” (according to the New Revised Standard Version).

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