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bookworm5-:

shota-purinsu:

zorobro:

linzthenerd:

theguilteaparty:

crippledcuriosity:

itsfondue:

Isn’t it nice how people twist their religious scripture to suit their weds but when it’s used against them it’s suddenly not okay

I talked to a monk about this quote once (we have mutual friends, and he came to a New Year’s Eve party at my shared art studio). He said this isn’t even talking about homosexuality. That the bible never actually says homosexuality is wrong. What that passage means is this:

Women were treated as subservient and it that you shouldn’t treat other men as subservient, like they are beneath you. It is not talking about homosexuality. If it was, it would say it outright since the bible lists other things outright.

I take the word of a monk who have studied the bible extensively more than a self proclaimed Christian.

The above text, I would like to point out is from the point of view of this translation of the original Hebrew. I spoke with my cousin’s rabbi on the matter and his response was different, saying that it was a mistranslation. See, the true translation says that a man shall not lie with another in the bed of a woman, which is to say, the Hebrews had a shit ton of rules about when a man was or was not allowed in a woman’s bed and private quarters (including, if she didn’t want you there, you weren’t allowed there. Hebrew women were also allowed to divorce their husbands and the image of the ‘oppressive Hebrew people’ is an image that was propogated by Christianity which, historically speaking, doesn’t treat the Jewish people too well and liked to paint them as being rather barbaric and backwards and cultish with their traditions, which, another piece of fun info, their traditions were one of the main reasons why the Jewish people were less likely, in medieval times, to die of the plague. Because washing your hands and avoiding the dead and vermin and the like was a lot of help. Of course the Christians persecuted them for not dying but that’s another matter. I’m sidetracked). So the verse is literally saying ‘Don’t fuck in some lady’s bed because that’s just goddamn rude’

Also, whenever a Christian brings the book of Leviticus up, you should feel free to point out that these are rules that were given to make the Hebrew people prepared for when the son of God came to earth. In Christianity, it’s believed the son of God was Jesus. So by following the rules set in Leviticus or pushing them as things we should follow, they’re saying that Jesus was not the son of God, and that Jesus did not, in fact, die for our sins. Jewish people believe, in their faith, that the son of God hasn’t yet been born, so many choose to follow these rules.

Most people of course roll their eyes when I explain the translation of the verse (full breakdown found here) but it’s always fun to point out the nature of the rules in Leviticus and the implications of following them. 

I’m a theology student and I am on the verge of crying because of how accurate this commentary is. Historical context is simultaneously the most interesting and most important part of interpreting any texts. 

Most religious people seem to base their beliefs on things that are severely mistranslated. I wish they would do their research before using the bible for hate.

I studied theology extensively and was going to become a theologist until I switched majors. The above commentary is 100% accurate and what I try to stress in a lot if conversations with Bible Thumpers.

Jesus also affirms the homosexual relationship between the Roman Centurion and his “slave”. The particular Greek word used to refer to this special slave was “pais”. Greek language studies and contexts show that a “pais” was a male love slave. Regular slaves were called “doulos”. The Centurion makes this distinction clearly when he asks Jesus to heal his slave (pais), and then to prove his status he tells Jesus that his slaves (doulos) go when he tells them to. But this slave (pais) was special. He was the Centurion’s lover.

Hearing this, Jesus was so amazed he says he had not found ANYONE ELSE who had such great faith. He then blesses the Centurion and heals his male lover.

Matthew 8:5-13

THIS IS WHAT THE BIBLE REALLY TEACHES ABOUT SAME SEX COUPLES.

In short, the English adaptation is a mistranslated farce.

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huffingtonpost:

What Would Characters From The Bible Really Look Like? Here’s One Photographer’s Idea.

rawnoire:

Images from the latest series by International Photographer: James C. Lewis entitled ICONS OF THE BIBLE…full series to be released in October Exhibit in Atlanta, GA. The series is giving the world a more factual look at the scriptures and it’s most iconic characters. Stay tuned!!! #N3K #International #Baby!!! 

conquistawhore:

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salmiakkivodka:

theonecalledeli:

This is the way to do it.

Christianity, you’re doing it right.

True Brothers and Sisters in Christ right here.

the kinds of christians i like being around

conquistawhore:

canaderp:

salmiakkivodka:

theonecalledeli:

This is the way to do it.

Christianity, you’re doing it right.

True Brothers and Sisters in Christ right here.

the kinds of christians i like being around

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Dec 8

adriofthedead:

colonelcheru:

Jon Stewart is on a roll this month.

except this episode is from like 10 years ago

so jon has basically been on a roll forever

Sep 6

blizooka:

lolman9000:

smityhasnwrth43:

reallyfoxnews:

Responses posted on the Fox “There Are No Christian Terrorists” News Facebook page concerning the concerns of American atheists over raising a cross at the 9/11 memorial site.

Posted without comment.

Jesus would be so proud.

I swear, Jesus has the worst fandumb ever…

(☞゚∀゚)☞: bradicalmang: Christian Privileges in American Society: Hidden Ways...

bradicalmang:

Christian Privileges in American Society: Hidden Ways Christians are Privileged

Christian Privilege as a Nonconscious Ideology:

The concept of “nonconscious ideology” was created to describe those ideologies whose implicit, unreflective, and uncritical acceptance help…

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Livid against Campus Ministries

kyubino:

So I officially hate my college’s Campus Ministries. As no doubt all of you remember in great detail, I have been approached by them multiple times to join their Bible Study sessions. Today was the kicker, a guy named Matt introduced himself as a Campus Minister. He started the conversation with the standard ice-breakers; how are you, what are you studying, you from the area, etc, etc. And then he moved into his shpeal, join the Bible Study group I lead! 

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Christianity is the best way to cure gayness. Just get on your knees, take a swig of wine and accept the body of a man into your mouth.

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Stephen Colbert (via icky-thump)

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pinktacolovers:

 Earlier this week, a disabled gay couple were kicked out of a public  pool in Hazard, Kentucky. A staff member at the Hazard Pavilion  recreation center told the two men and their aids that they needed to  leave because “‘gay people’ weren’t allowed to swim there.” And why not?  Apparently, because “it’s in the Bible.”
The two men, who are  developmentally and intellectually disabled, arrived at the pool  accompanied by staff from Mending Hearts Inc. The organization provides  support for people with certain disabilities and helps guide their  behavior in public. “Neither of these young men  was exhibiting  inappropriate public behavior as witnessed by their  direct support  staff,” said Julia Oiler Spiegel of the Kentucky Equality Federation.Shirlyn Perkins, Mending Hearts’ Executive Director, told the Kentucky Equality Federation that  “Pavilion staff immediately entered the pool area and asked my clients and their staff to leave the Pavilion.”“My  staff asked The Pavilion staff why they were being asked to leave,  and  they were informed that ‘gay people’ weren’t allowed to swim there.  [They] told this man that what he was trying to do was discrimination,”  Perkins continued.  “The man stated that what he was doing was in the  Bible and he could do  it. My staff continued to argue with this man,  but was ultimately forced  to leave.”The Kentucky Equality  Federation called the incident “completely outrageous.” “The Pavilion is  owned by the City of Hazard and paid for by our tax dollars,” said  Jordan Palmer, the organization’s president. “[Religion] has no place in  government.”   The Advocate reports that Palmer’s group and others are planning to protest at the Pavilion and Hazard City Hall.“My  clients, whom already feel ridiculed and different, left the city-owned  facility crying and embarrassed for trying to participate in  ‘normal’  activities that everyday ‘normal’ people do,” Perkins said of the  incident.

And people wonder why Christianity has such a bad name… I know not all Christians are like ‘this’… but this behaviour is appalling!

This is absolutely disgusting. I had no idea the bible mentioned rules for public pools. 

Even the Christians who aren’t like ‘this’ validate the many who are. And the Christian’s who say they aren’t like that (or their church, or their friends, or whatever) would likely be surprised if they knew how many people are are. Too bad they’re too ignorant to be aware of it and too naive to believe the evidence even if they see it.

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goodreasonnews:

greaterthanlapsed:

supersoygrrrl:

holdinghope:

pinktacolovers:

 Earlier this week, a disabled gay couple were kicked out of a public pool in Hazard, Kentucky. A staff member at the Hazard Pavilion recreation center told the two men and their aids that they needed to leave because “‘gay people’ weren’t allowed to swim there.” And why not? Apparently, because “it’s in the Bible.”

The two men, who are developmentally and intellectually disabled, arrived at the pool accompanied by staff from Mending Hearts Inc. The organization provides support for people with certain disabilities and helps guide their behavior in public. “Neither of these young men was exhibiting inappropriate public behavior as witnessed by their direct support staff,” said Julia Oiler Spiegel of the Kentucky Equality Federation.

Shirlyn Perkins, Mending Hearts’ Executive Director, told the Kentucky Equality Federation that “Pavilion staff immediately entered the pool area and asked my clients and their staff to leave the Pavilion.”

“My staff asked The Pavilion staff why they were being asked to leave, and they were informed that ‘gay people’ weren’t allowed to swim there. [They] told this man that what he was trying to do was discrimination,” Perkins continued. “The man stated that what he was doing was in the Bible and he could do it. My staff continued to argue with this man, but was ultimately forced to leave.”

The Kentucky Equality Federation called the incident “completely outrageous.” “The Pavilion is owned by the City of Hazard and paid for by our tax dollars,” said Jordan Palmer, the organization’s president. “[Religion] has no place in government.” The Advocate reports that Palmer’s group and others are planning to protest at the Pavilion and Hazard City Hall.

“My clients, whom already feel ridiculed and different, left the city-owned facility crying and embarrassed for trying to participate in ‘normal’ activities that everyday ‘normal’ people do,” Perkins said of the incident.

And people wonder why Christianity has such a bad name… I know not all Christians are like ‘this’… but this behaviour is appalling!

This is absolutely disgusting. I had no idea the bible mentioned rules for public pools. 

Even the Christians who aren’t like ‘this’ validate the many who are. And the Christian’s who say they aren’t like that (or their church, or their friends, or whatever) would likely be surprised if they knew how many people are are. Too bad they’re too ignorant to be aware of it and too naive to believe the evidence even if they see it.

ˆˆˆˆThis commentary.

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Jun 5
uberzers:

infinitysilhouette:

checkmate-:

MMMHMMM, SEEMS PRETTY LEGIT AND INTELLIGENT.

WAIT CANCER STARTS WITH C…

Oh ok.
Amazing. Adorable. Artistic. Allies.
Crap. Cancer. Cramps. Crabs. CHRISTIANS.
|8

Creeps. Conspirators. CRAZY.
Seriously though, Christians who think this way are why I despise the religion.
(A better way to word it: I have no problem with Jesus, it’s his fan-clubtards I can’t stand.)

uberzers:

infinitysilhouette:

checkmate-:

MMMHMMM, SEEMS PRETTY LEGIT AND INTELLIGENT.

WAIT CANCER STARTS WITH C…

Oh ok.

Amazing. Adorable. Artistic. Allies.

Crap. Cancer. Cramps. Crabs. CHRISTIANS.

|8

Creeps. Conspirators. CRAZY.

Seriously though, Christians who think this way are why I despise the religion.

(A better way to word it: I have no problem with Jesus, it’s his fan-clubtards I can’t stand.)

rosencarousel:

vampishly:

yumeninja:

butfather-raargh:

LOL

LOL WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS?!

LOLOLOL because we can totally change our skin colour by becoming christian guys

…Are you fucking… I want to quite this world. Seriously.

I just… What.

rosencarousel:

vampishly:

yumeninja:

butfather-raargh:

LOL

LOL WHAT THE FUCK IS THIS?!

LOLOLOL because we can totally change our skin colour by becoming christian guys

…Are you fucking… I want to quite this world. Seriously.

I just… What.

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