Why do so many liberals despise Christianity? Archived from the original on 30 September Indiana University Press. A Comprehensive Portrait from Recent Research". If the only options I knew of were to dignify these people or be a Christian, and these options appeared to be mutually exclusive, I probably would have chosen the former too.
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The United Church of Christ celebrates gay marriage and some parts of the Anglican  and Lutheran  churches allow for the blessing of gay unions. He is criticizing the current president, a Republican, for his infidelity and lack of family values. If LGBT issues were ever raised, it was to reiterate the notion that homosexuality was unacceptable. Buttigieg, an Episcopalian who studied under Sacvan Bercovitchthe renowned scholar of Puritan America, is willing to speak about God before nonreligious audiences in a way that is natural.
I took theology classes and learned that the context in which each part of the Bible was written is crucial to understanding the text and applying it appropriately to our context.