Views of specific religious groups edit Abrahamic religions edit The Abrahamic religions of Judaism, within the Anglican munion there are openly gay clergy; for exame, have traditionally forbidden sodomy, essay gene Robinson and Mary Glasspool are openly homoual bishops in the US Episcopal Church and Eva Brunne in Lutheran Church of Sweden. The authority of various traditions or scriptural passages and the correctness of translations and interpretations are continually disputed. 36 The Catholic Church does not essay regard homoual activity as a perfect expression of the marital sacrament which it teaches is only possible within a lifelong mitment of a marriage between a man and a woman. And some parts of the Anglican and Lutheran churches allow for the blessing of gay unions. The United Church of Christ and the Alliance essay of Baptists also condone gay marriage, christianity and Islam, however, believing and teaching that such behavior is sinful.
Where the Catholic view is founded on a natural law argument informed by scripture and proposed by Thomas Aquinas, 31 the traditional conservative Protestant view is based on an interpretation of scripture alone.. Protestant conservatives also see homoual relationsh as an impediment to heteroual relationsh. They interpret some Biblical passages to be mandments to be heteroually married. 32 Catholics, on the other hand, have acmodated unmarried peoe as priests, monks, nuns and single lay peoe for over a thousand years. The relationship between religion and homouality can vary greatly across time and ace, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homouality and biuality. Present day doctrines of the world's major religions vary vastly generally and by denomination on attitudes toward these ual orientations.