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The relationship between religion and homosexuality has varied greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominationsand regarding different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. Present day doctrines of the world's major religions vary vastly generally and by denomination on attitudes toward these sexual orientations.

Among those denominations that generally are negative towards these orientations, there are many different types of actions they may take: Religious fundamentalism has been found to correlate positively with anti-homosexual bias.

To this end, some discourage labeling individuals according to sexual orientation. However, some adherents of many religions view the two sexual orientations positively, and some religious denominations may bless same-sex marriages and support LGBT rights Heterosexual marriage vs homosexual marriage satan, and the amount of those that do are continuously increasing around the world as much of the developed world enacts laws supporting LGBT rights.

Historically, some cultures and religions accommodated, institutionalized, or revered, same-sex love and sexuality; [7] [8] such mythologies and traditions can be found around the world. Regardless of their position on homosexuality, many people of faith look to both sacred texts and tradition for guidance on this issue.

However, the authority of various traditions or scriptural passages and the correctness of translations and interpretations are continually Heterosexual marriage vs homosexual marriage satan. The Abrahamic religions of JudaismChristianity and Islamhave traditionally forbidden sodomybelieving and teaching that such behavior is sinful.

Some Presbyterian and Anglican churches welcome members regardless of same-sex sexual practices, with some provinces allowing for the ordination and inclusion of gay and lesbian clerics, and affirmation of same-sex unions. Reform Judaism incorporates lesbian and gay rabbis and same-sex marriage liturgies, while Reconstructionist Judaism and Conservative Judaism in the US allows for lesbian and gay rabbis and same-sex unions. The Torah first five books of the Hebrew Bible is the primary source for Jewish views on homosexuality.

Like many similar commandments, the stated punishment for willful violation is the death penaltyalthough in practice rabbinic Judaism no longer believes it has the authority to implement death penalties.

Orthodox Judaism views homosexual acts as sinful. In recent years, there has been approaches claiming only the sexual anal act is forbidden and considered abomination by the Torahwhile the sexual orientation and even other sexual activities are not considered a sin. Conservative Judaism has engaged in an in-depth study of homosexuality since the s with various rabbis presenting a wide array of responsa papers with legal arguments for communal consideration. The official position of the movement is to welcome homosexual Jews into their synagoguesand also campaign against any discrimination in civil law and public society, but also to uphold a ban on anal sex as a religious requirement.

Reform Judaism and Reconstructionist Judaism in North America and Liberal Judaism in the United Kingdom view homosexuality to be acceptable on the same basis as heterosexuality.

Progressive Jewish authorities believe either that traditional laws against homosexuality are no longer binding or that they are subject to changes that reflect a new understanding of human sexuality. Some of these authorities rely on modern biblical scholarship suggesting Heterosexual marriage vs homosexual marriage satan the prohibition in the Torah was intended to ban coercive or ritualized homosexual sex, such as those practices ascribed to Egyptian and Canaanite fertility cults and temple prostitution.

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