Swarthmore College’s Religion Course Catalog Includes Study in ‘Queering the Bible’

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SWARTHMORE, Pa. — A private liberal arts college just outside of Philadelphia is drawing concerns over a “Queering the Bible” class included in its course catalog that is meant to provide “queer and trans readings of biblical texts.”

Swarthmore College, founded in 1864 by Quakers, provides a description of the course on its website, along with other upcoming religious-themed classes such as “Christian Mysticism,” “Islamic Law and Society” and “From Vodun to Voodoo: African Religions in the Old and New Worlds.”

“This course surveys queer and trans readings of biblical texts,” the outline reads. “It introduces students to the complexity of constructions of sex, gender, and identity in one of the most influential literary works produced in ancient times.”

“By reading the Bible with the methods of queer and trans theoretical approaches, this class destabilizes long held assumptions about what the Bible—and religion—says about gender and sexuality,” the course description asserts.

The study will be offered this fall and taught by Swarthmore Associate Professor of Religion Gwynn Kessler. According to the college website, Kessler’s research work focuses on Jewish interpretations of Scripture, specifically “rabbinic theology and rabbinic constructions of gender and identity” with “postmodern, feminist, and queer theoretical approaches.”

Kessler

Kessler is the author of several publications, including “Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture,” “Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible” and “Let’s Cross That Body When We Get To It: Gender and Ethnicity in Rabbinic Literature.”

Christian News Network reached out to Kessler for comment, but a response was not received as of press time. The College Fix, which first reported on the matter, likewise attempted to obtain additional information from Kessler, but the professor did not respond.

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In addition to Kessler’s “Queering the Bible” course, Swarthmore also lists among its religion courses—although it does not appear that it is being currently offered—a study called “Queering God: Feminist and Queer Theology.”

“The God of the Bible and later Jewish and Christian literature is distinctively masculine, definitely male. Or is He?” the description of the course reads. “If we can point out places in traditional writings where God is nurturing, forgiving, and loving, does that mean that God is feminine, or female? This course examines feminist and queer writings about God, explores the tensions between feminist and queer theology, and seeks to stretch the limits of gendering-and sexing-the divine.”

Public reaction to Swarthmore’s “Queering God” and “Queering the Bible” courses has been largely in opposition of such teachings.

“This college is wrong to be offering such a damaging course. They are harming young minds unnecessarily,” one commenter wrote.

“This is about sanitizing and neutralizing the prohibitions on homosexual acts that Scripture unequivocally condemns. … Guilty conscience? No problem, we’ll simply alter the verses to suit ourselves,” another stated.

Leviticus 18:22, part of what is referred to as the Torah, reads, “Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind; it is abomination.”

Jude 1:7, written by a man believed to be one of Christ’s earthly brothers, also outlines, “Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.”


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  • Vince

    Tampering with the Word of God is not wise.
    Eventually you have to deal with the Author.

  • meamsane

    If your going to read into the bible what is not there, why bother with the bible? Just believe what you want and go your own way!

    • Ken

      That is essentially the message of Rachel Evans’ best-selling (and disgusting) book, Year of Biblical Womanhood. Her main point is that it is impossible to “live biblically,” but she continues to cherrypick the Bible for verses that support the liberal agenda. She has corrupted a great many younger evangelicals, especially women.

      • meamsane

        Yeah, “feelings” over truth is the liberal agenda. This makes me wonder where the “shepherds” are that are supposed to protect their flocks from lie’s and deception and allowing them to be led-astray.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        Titus
        1:10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:
        1:11 Whose mouths must be stopped, who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake.
        1:12 One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretians are alway liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
        1:13 This witness is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith;
        1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
        1:15 Unto the pure all things are pure: but unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.
        1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

        2 Timothy
        3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
        3:3 Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
        3:4 Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
        3:5 Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
        3:6 For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts,
        3:7 Ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.

  • Reason2012

    Adults continue to permanently turn away from homosexuality, even after decades of believing the lie they were “born that way”, proving it’s not genetic, but the product of indoctrination, confusion, mental instability and/or abuse.

    Homosexual behavior is most literally pointed out as a sin, and God has not changed on that regard. But if a person has those inclinations but does not act upon them, does not dwell in lust upon others, but is instead struggling against them to avoid them, then it’s not a sin. It’s just like sinful inclinations of any kind: it’s acting upon it when it becomes a sin.

    And this is what God says about sin and specifically the behavior of homosexuality:

    Romans 1:26-27 ”For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: (27) And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their_lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.”

    1 Corinthians 6:9-10 ”Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate [men who willingly take on the part of a “woman” with another man], nor abusers of themselves with mankind [s odomites], (10) Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.”

    1 Timothy 1:9-10 ”Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, (10) For_whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind [s odomites], for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;”

    Jude 1:7 ”Even as_Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.”

    Luke 17:29 ”[Jesus said] But the same day that Lot went out of_Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.”

    Matthew 19:4-6 ”And he [Jesus] answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, (5) And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? (6) Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.”

    Jesus made it quite clear God made us male and female so that a man will leave his father and mother (not two fathers, not three mothers and so on) and cleave onto his wife (not his husband and so on).

    The Word of God rebukes us all – even if we all try to say we don’t believe the Bible, the very Word of God will be our judge when we face Him. And God is a righteous judge and will judge us all – not turn a blind eye to our sin. Do not be deceived by the world: it’s God we will have to convince that His word was a lie, not men. What happened in Noah’s day when the entire world rejected God? Did God spare them because there were so many? No – they all perished except for Noah and his family!

    Proverbs 9:10 ”The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.”

    God spared not His chosen people – we are kidding ourselves if we think He will spare the United States of America if we choose to blatantly turn away from Him.

    Jeremiah 12:17 ”But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy that nation, saith the LORD.”

    Luke 17:28-30 “So also as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; (29) but the day Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from the heaven and destroyed them all. (30) Even so it shall be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed.”

    Romans 1:18-32 “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold [suppress] the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

    For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

    Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

    For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

    And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, m urder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.”

    The entire Bible points out men having_sex with men is an abomination. Likewise woman having_sex with women. It’s not just Paul that pointed it out.

    Genesis 19:4-13 “But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of S odom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the people from every quarter: And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them [men wanting to have_sex with men].

    And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door after him, And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly. Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing [he offers his daughters to be_raped to keep them from having_sex with another man – shows_rape is not the issue but male on male_sex]; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.

    And they said, Stand back. And they said again, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door. But the men put forth their hand, and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door. And they smote the men that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door.

    And the men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place: For we will destroy this place, because the cry of them is waxen great before the face of the LORD; and the LORD hath sent us to destroy it.”

    These two messengers were sent to destroy that place before the event where they tried to_rape these messengers.

    Leviticus 18:22 “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.”

    Leviticus 20:13 “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination …”

    Even cross-dressing is an abomination:

    Deuteronomy 22:5 “The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.”

    Deuteronomy 23:17 “There shall be no_whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a s odomite of the sons of Israel.”

    1 Kings 22:46 “And the remnant of the s odomites, which remained in the days of his father Asa, he took out of the land.”

    1 Kings 15:11-12 “And Asa did that which was right in the eyes of the LORD, as did David his father. And he took away the s odomites out of the land, and removed all the idols that his fathers had made.”

    2 Kings 23:7 “And he brake down the houses of the s odomites, that were by the house of the LORD, where the women wove hangings for the grove.”

    Ezekiel 16:49-50 “Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister S odom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.”

    And the “pride” parades about homosexuality are more of the same.

    Even Jesus points out marriage is a man and a woman.

    Matthew 19:4-5 “And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female, And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?”

    Not father and father. Not mother and mother. Not his husband.

    And only two people of opposite gender can become “one flesh”.

    Live forever, people – not temporarily only to be cast out for living for the things of this world.

    May God/Jesus Christ be glorified!

    • TheKingOfRhye

      What does whether one is born with their sexual orientation or not have to do with this story? You just see something about homosexuality, so you have to throw your little copypasta out there?

      Adults continue to permanently turn away from homosexuality,

      If they do that, it’s their behavior they’re changing, not their orientation. If people are born with anything, it’s an orientation. As you went on to say, behavior and orientation (“inclinations”) are two different things. Like I’ve said a million times before, I’m not sure if people are “born that way” or not, but I’m also pretty darn sure it’s not a choice. The idea that something is either a thing you’re born with or a choice is a false dichotomy, and the idea that something is either genetic or “the product of indoctrination, confusion, mental instability and/or abuse” is another one.

      • ThroatwobblerMangrove

        Thanks for that. I am constantly amazed that a “loving” religion is so determined to see an entire demographic go without love.

        • Reason2012

          What about the demographic of those who love their 18 year old daughter? What about the demographic of those who love 3 different people? Love is not the end all to morals that those who reject God make it out to be. In the end it’s God we’ll have to convince – it would be cruel to not let people know how God’s going to judge us on such things when we face Him.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            What about them? Why are you dragging these slippery slope situations into this? How many people are in love with their 18 year old daughters, and how many people are homosexual?

            Why is the denial of a stable, single loving relationship so important to you?

      • Reason2012

        What does whether one is born with their sexual orientation or not have to do with this story?

        The story is about their attempt to pervert God’s truth to pretend homosexual behavior is fine with God when it’s quite the opposite. So showing them what God’s Word actually does say on the subject. And while we’re at it, just pointing out the fact that people are not born that way, but it ends up feeling like “not a choice” due to other reasons, indoctrination and confusion being some of them.

        • TheKingOfRhye

          And while we’re at it

          So, it’s just what I said then, you’re just throwing that part in there for the heck of it, even though it doesn’t have anything to do with anything.

          Well, though, I guess I do see what your point is, after all. You’re basically saying they aren’t “born that way” (though you’ve said nothing that would convince me they’re not) so therefore it’s not what God intended, right? I don’t know….if it’s not what God intended, why are there, and why have there been, homosexual people, for basically all of history?

  • Let me fix this for you all……

    Swarthmore College’s Religion Course Catalog Includes Study In The Worship of Satan.

    • Amos Moses – He>i

      ummmm …. BAM ……. hit that one hard, didn’t ya’ ………..

    • ThroatwobblerMangrove

      Explain please. Satan seems irrelevant in every respect to this story.

      • Sexual immorality is a sin and same sex sex aka homosexuality is a part of sexual immorality.

        • ThroatwobblerMangrove

          I disagree, since homosexual people can only form relationships with the same gender, and you still have not explained how Satan has anything to do with this.

          • Same sex sex aka homosexuality is a sin because God has said so and He is not a liar. As with all sin it is a choice and as with all sin only Christ Jesus is the answer and cure.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            In fact you are incorrect. Jesus doesn’t mention homosexuality anywhere in the Bible, you are welcome to provide scripture to show this, but it is not there.

            And you still have not mentioned Satan.

          • All temptation to sin comes from Satan.

            God is a triune God so yes…..Jesus has condemned same sex sex in both the Old and New Covenants.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            Your statement that God says so is false. God says nothing in the Bible regarding homosexuality, and neither does Jesus Christ. It is not a sin, it is a normal variation of human sexuality, and is not a sin.

          • Leviticus 18:21-23New King James Version (NKJV)
            21 And you shall not let any of your descendants pass through the fire to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God: I am the Lord. 22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. 23 Nor shall you mate with any animal, to defile yourself with it. Nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it. It is perversion.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            Original Intent is important because scripture cannot mean NOW what it did not mean THEN.

            Constitutional attorneys sometimes discuss the idea of “original intent.” In answering this question about homosexuality, understanding original intent in scripture is vitally important. If we rip verses out of context and use the out of context verses to condemn our gay brothers and lesbian sisters, we sin against God and His truth in scripture.

            Was God talking about modern, twenty first century gay marriage or committed faithful non-cultic same sex partnerships or was He talking about pagan sexual rituals in worship of the Canaanite fertility goddess? Context is important.

            There is no evidence in the Bible that God or OT Jews or Jesus Christ Himself understood Leviticus 18:22 & 20:13 as prohibiting committed faithful non-cultic same sex partnerships. The homosexuality wrong idea comes from taking verses out of context.

            We know that because, although Sodom is mentioned 48 times in the Bible, not once in 48 verses of scripture in the Old and New Testaments does God ever reference homosexuality when He speaks of Sodom.

            Although anti-gay Christians wish the Bible talked about homosexuality whenever Sodom is mentioned, God just doesn’t make that connection in the Bible in any of the 48 verses which mention Sodom. Since God doesn’t make that connection, why are you making that connection? Think about that for a while before you assume homosexuality is wrong.

          • Romans 1:18-32New King James Version (NKJV)

            God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness

            18 For
            the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and
            unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. 20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, 21 because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and
            changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like
            corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.

            24 Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, 25 who
            exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the
            creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.

            26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise
            also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their
            lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and
            receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

            28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality,[a] wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, 30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving,[b] unmerciful; 32 who,
            knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such
            things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of
            those who practice them.

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            No, Romans 1:26-27 does not condemn gays, transgendered people, lesbians or bisexuals. All Christians have a duty before God to interpret scripture honestly, in context, instead of divorcing verses from their context and then insisting they mean something they never meant to the original hearers.

            “For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.” – Romans 1:26-27

            Because all scripture is given in a biblical cultural, doctrinal, historical, linguistic, literary and religious context, those factors must be part of our thinking as we seek to understand scripture. Romans 1:26-27 was given in a very clear context.

            There is no cultural indication, no doctrinal indication, no historical indication, no linguistic indication, no literary indication, no religious indication, that Paul intended to blast lesbians and gays in Romans 1:26-27.

            Instead, Paul chooses as his illustration, the worst possible transgression of pagan Gentiles, the sin of idolatry, so that the Jews in his reading audience will be saying, “Yes, Yes, they’re guilty!” Then Paul will spring his rhetorical trap in 2:1 when he declares that Jewish idolatry is just as sinful as Gentile idolatry and therefore, in chapter 3:23, everyone is guilty. Here is how Paul puts his argument together.

            The context of Romans 1 is pagan worship of false gods, particularly Cybele, known in the first century as Protectress of Rome or Magna Mater – Great Mother. I devote three pages on this website to answering the question: Why is Cybele vital to understanding Romans 1?

            I also point out that early Christian writers like Aristides understood Paul to be describing Cybele worship. Paul has a particular goal in mind when writing to the church at Rome. That goal involved presenting the glorious gospel of Christ, Rom. 1:16-18.

            The gospel reveals and declares the wrath of God against sin, that God punished Jesus for our sins when Jesus died, as us for us, as our Substitute. Yet no one gets saved until s(he) understands that s(he) is a sinner who has transgressed God’s holy law for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

            Therefore, to make it clear that all are sinners, Romans 3:23, Paul references idolatry, pointing out the idolatry of Gentiles who worshiped false gods, and by implication, the idolatry of Jews because in the OT, they also broke God’s law and worshiped the false gods of the Gentiles. Their particular worship of false gods involved same sex sexual rituals, Lev 17:7, 18:3, 21-22, 20:2, 3, 4, 5, 13, Deu 23:17-18.

            Paul uses words like akatharsian in Rom 1:24, the same Greek word used in the Septuagint translation of the OT to describe shrine prostitution and shrine prostitutes. Almost everyone who read Romans 1 in the first century would have been struck by the link to shrine prostitution which Paul’s use of akatharsian indicated.

            To support his argument, in Rom. 1:26-27, Paul cites examples of idolatry utilizing the idolatrous behavior of Gentiles in the OT and the idolatrous behavior which was part of everyday life in mid-first century Rome. That idolatry was the unholy worship of Cybele, also called Minerva and other names, depending on one’s cultural heritage.

            Cybele as the Phrygian goddess had five temples in mid-first century Rome. As the consort of Jupiter, she also had another temple in Rome besides her five Cybele temples. Cybele was featured on Roman coins used in mid-first century Rome and throughout the empire.

            Cybele was also called Magna Mater and Protectress of Rome. Paul illustrates idolatry by using an example with which all of his Roman readers would be familiar – Cybele worship. Yet his intention wasn’t to attack lesbians and gays. His intention is to support his idolatry argument with easy to recognize illustrations so that his Jewish audience will be nodding along as they read.

            “Yes, those wicked idolatrous Gentiles…” Then, just as his Jewish readers are saying, “Yeah Paul, tell it like it is,” Paul drops his bombshell in chapter 2:1ff. when he says, You Jews are just as guilty before God as the Gentiles.

            So in chapter 1 Paul indicts and condemns Gentiles for the sin of idolatry. In chapter 2 Paul indicts and condemns Jews because, says the apostle, you do the same things the Gentiles do. In chapter 3:10-23, Paul concludes that all are under sin, both Jews and Gentiles.

            That is the historical context, the religious context, the cultural context and the spiritual context of Romans 1. Idolatry is the focus of Paul’s argument, not gays and lesbians. The cultural and religious context is unfamiliar to some modern readers because many modern readers are unfamiliar with Roman history and Jewish history in the first century AD.

          • TSawesome

            Thank you, ThroatwobblerMangrove, for such a well researched, thoughtful, scholarly and godly response!

          • ThroatwobblerMangrove

            Context is always ignored by some of these people, and it is so important.

          • TSawesome

            Look closer at verse 23. If you start at v26, you’ve missed the whole reason for the passage.

  • Please help students fight back against this attack against God by joining this online protest here: https://www.tfpstudentaction.org/petitions/swarthmore-college-attacks-god-with-queering-the-bible-course

    God bless you.

    • Robin Egg

      Hi TFP Action…I tried to log into your link provided, but I got a message that says “bad gateway”. I’ll check back at a later date to see if you have an update. Thanks.

      • Robin Egg

        Never mind! I tried it on another link you posted on another website and it worked. Sorry for the confusion.

    • DrIndica

      Here’s a thought, if one doesn’t like the curriculum, don’t attend school there. There are many schools that be happy to accommodate.

  • Lydia Church

    The sinners are coming out of every closet these days.
    Their judgment awaits if they don’t repent.

    • Amos Moses – He>i

      their sins and their indulging of those sins …. IS judgement on them ………….

  • That’s 65,000+ per year well spent.

  • ppp777

    ” He values his word over his name ” , that says it all .[ reprobates ] ..

  • Chet

    Here’s a quote from God’s Word, the Holy Bible, this goofessor can think on: “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap” Galatians 6:7.

  • BeBeX

    And just as they did not see fit to acknowledge GOD any longer, GOD gave them over to a depraved(reprobate) mind, to do those things which are not proper ~Romans 1:28 (NAS)
    And HE certainly has.

  • Kenneth Conway

    Jesus must be rolling over in His grave!

  • Jean

    This lady needs to read the last verse of the Bible.