Essay about A Debate On The Morality Of Gay

1796 Words Oct 28th, 2016 8 Pages
There has long since been a debate on the morality of gay people, specifically when it comes to sexual intercourse, within the Christian tradition. Many Christians have and do believe that gay marriage and gay sex are an abomination. Many Christians have and do believe that this is not the case, that people in same-sex relationships are not a measure of ones closeness to God at all. These two arguments both use the same the tradition to argue their points, ultimately leaving it up for the individual to decide with whom to side. Same-sex marriage will always be something worthy of same-sex couples whether certain Christians believe so or not.
The common argument for Christians opposing same-sex marriage is that it goes against the laws of nature. Man and woman are meant to be together simply because they are physically able to procreate, whereas same-sex couples cannot. Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve as they say. "Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, 'This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called "woman," for she was taken out of man. ' For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh"(Genesis 2:22-24). Because Genesis depicts the creation, so to speak, of man and woman as one coming from the other, some Christians use this prove the naturalness of man and woman. The idea is that woman came from man,…

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