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The moral defense of homosexuality

Chris Meyers

The moral defense of homosexuality

why every argument against gay rights fails

by Chris Meyers

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality,
  • Philosophy,
  • Gay rights,
  • Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWhy every argument against gay rights fails
    StatementChris Meyers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ76.5 .M49 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 247 pages
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27183347M
    ISBN 101442249315
    ISBN 109781442249318
    LC Control Number2014050081
    OCLC/WorldCa898910898

      The relationship of homosexuality to Christianity is without doubt one of the main subjects of cultural conversation today. If you are a Christian in New York City, it is nearly impossible to talk about your faith without this subject being raised. Although it is not central to the gospel message at. Gay Science: The Ethics of Sexual Orientation Research is a book by the philosopher Timothy F. Murphy about scientific research on sexual orientation.. The book received both positive reviews and more mixed assessments. Reviewers credited Murphy with providing a useful discussion of the ethical implications of sexual orientation research, including the work of scientists such as the.

     : The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse help us face questions surrounding the issue of homosexuality squarely and honestly, examining how scientific research has been used within church debates--especially within Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal contexts. Corvino, J. (). Why Shouldn’t Tommy and Jim Have Sex? A Defense of Homosexuality. In R. Shafer-Landau, The Ethical Life (p. ). New York, New York: Oxford University Press, Inc. Hagler, F. (n.d.). What Does the Bible Say about Homosexuality? 12 Bible Verses About Gay Marriage. Retrieved Octo , from PolicyMic.

    Homosexuality was a sin in the Old Testament and again in the New Testament. In the New Testament. Romans, 1 Corinthians, and 1 Timothy. We find that homosexuality is sinful, but others could say that those passages are dealing with the context of idolatry, the practice of going to temples and having homosexual sexual relations in a pagan context.   Searches through several reference books taught me that “homosexual offenders” was a translation of the Greek word arsenokoitai. To my surprise, one reference book .


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The Moral Defense of Homosexuality book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Chris Meyers takes the reader on a careful, ratio /5. The Moral Defense of Homosexuality: Why Every The moral defense of homosexuality book against Gay Rights Fails Chris Meyers Meyers refutes anti-gay arguments by showing that they are based on unreasonable or demonstrably false ideas about the nature of morality.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Moral Defense of Homosexuality: Why Every Argument against Gay Rights by: 1. Get this from a library. The moral defense of homosexuality: why every argument against gay rights fails. [Chris Meyers] -- Criticizes arguments about the immorality of homosexuality, refuting anti-gay arguments by arguing that they are based on unreasonable or demonstrably false ideas about the nature of morality.

The. (ebook) Moral Defense of Homosexuality () from Dymocks online store. Chris Meyers takes the reader on a careful, rational.

Homosexuality and homosexuality marriage is a moral issue. by Matt Slick. Some people who approve of homosexuality as a legitimate lifestyle have said that homosexuality and homosexual marriage are not moral issues.

Often, this is stated in an attempt to distance themselves from ethics and focus on the social and political agenda to promote homosexuality. The Moral Defense of Homosexuality: Why Every Argument against Gay Rights Fails by Chris Meyers, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ISBN ; ISBN This is a unique book on the topic of gay rights for several reasons.

Homosexuality: A Philosophical Inquiry is a book by the philosopher Michael Ruse, in which the author discusses different theories of homosexuality, evaluates the moral status of homosexual behavior, and argues in favor of gay rights.

The book received both positive and negative reviews. Some reviewers praised it for Ruse's comprehensive treatment of his subject, careful discussion of. Read "The Moral Defense of Homosexuality Why Every Argument against Gay Rights Fails" by Chris Meyers available from Rakuten Kobo.

Chris Meyers takes the reader on a careful, rational, sustained criticism of arguments about the immorality of homosexua Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Get this from a library. The Moral Defense of Homosexuality: Why Every Argument against Gay Rights Fails.

[Chris Meyers] -- In this book, Chris Meyers takes the reader on a careful, rational, sustained criticism of arguments about the immorality of homosexuality.

Meyers refutes anti-gay arguments by showing that they are. Biddle then discusses the purpose and importance of sex in human life, points out that hostility to homosexuality stems primarily from religion and should be ignored, touches on possible causes of homosexuality and explains that this as irrelevant to its moral status, and encourages homosexuals and everyone else to embrace their sexual.

Working through the morality arguments against homosexuality, Meyers shows how the nature of morality demands impartial, overriding reasons to act. He argues that morality is not grounded in visceral feelings of disgust, commands from the scriptures, or mysterious Platonic essences.

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Scripture actually commands us as believers to have a such defense ready to share with anyone who should ask us about why we believe as we do (I Pet). Or secondly, you could try to show that homosexual behavior is wrong by appealing to generally accepted moral truths (grounded in God) which even people who don’t believe in the Bible accept.

In his own defense of homosexual rights Posner does give primary place to the empirical data. One of the purposes of his book is to educate judges, many of whom, he contends, are poorly informed about sex.

In their defenses of homosexual rights Vincent Samar and David Richards both stress the crucial role of empirical data on homosexuality.

The moral defense of homosexuality: why every argument against gay rights fails / Chris Meyers. Format Book hardcover alkaline paper hardcover alkaline paper electronic book Holdings Library Blmgtn - Herman B. Law books. from the 4th century ples sees “increasing well-being” as the basis of moral.

were studied. The primary responses of both the homosexual and control groups, equated on sex. Homosexual activists often justify homosexuality by claiming that ten percent of the population is homosexual, meaning that it is a common and thus acceptable behavior.

But not all common behaviors are acceptable, and even if ten percent of the population were born homosexual, this. While many defenders of homosexuality have argued as follows: P1Homosexual desires are innate.

CHomosexuality is moral. However, neither of these arguments is good. – Whether homosexual desires are innate or not is simply besides the point. There are many innate desires which should not be acted upon, like innate tendencies towards violence.

Moreover, to the extent that homosexuality is not a product of choice, it is not a moral issue. As Ayn Rand wrote in Atlas Shrugged (New York: Penguin, ), "a sin without volition is a slap at morality and an insolent contradiction in terms: that which is outside the possibility of choice is outside the province of morality" ().Is homosexuality harmful to society?

The statistics say yes. Why then is it protected and promoted by government? 28% of homosexual men had more than partners, 43% more than83% more than 79% of homosexual men say over half of sex partners are strangers, (Bell and Weinberg p.

Homophobia is the moral judgement that homosexual behavior (most of the arguments in this essay refer specifically to male homosexual behavior) is wrong. Homophobia is not like ethnic, racial or religious prejudice, which deny the intrinsic moral rights and value of other people.

Rather, it is a moral judgement upon acts engaged in by choice.