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Does Growing Cultural Acceptance of Homosexuality Make it Moral?

Ellen DeGeneres is practicing lesbianism and she thinks it's OK. Does that give her any moral authority?

Ellen DeGeneres is practicing lesbian behavior and she thinks it's OK. Does that give her any moral authority?

Theological/philosophical question for the day:

Is the rightness or wrongness of homosexual behavior dependent upon cultural acceptance of that behavior?

Modern application:

Does the fact that Ellen DeGeneres — a popular comedian, talk show host, and practicing lesbian — thinks homosexuality is OK make it OK?

Corollary question:

Do the condemnations by those who approve of homosexuality of those who do not (as “bigots,” “homophobes,” “haters,” etc.) have any moral authority?

Rephrased:

By what standard and authority is opposition to homosexual behavior deemed “immoral”?

This article was posted on Sunday, December 27th, 2009 at 4:14 pm and is filed under A - What does the Bible say about homosexuality?, Biblical Truth, Homophobia-casting a wide net, Morality and Moral Judgments, News, The Bible, Churches, & Homosexuality, What is truth?. You can follow any updates to this article through the RSS 2.0 feed.

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