Otis Moss, III Challenges Fellow Black Clergy On Marriage Equality For Gays And Lesbians

Amidst all the hate spouted by pastors of churches in the South over the past few weeks, several men have spoken out beautifully about what Christianity means to them in the context of gay marriage and human and civil rights. Otis Moss III is one such man.

The institution of marriage is not under attack as a result of the President’s words. Marriage was under attack years ago by men who viewed women as property and children as trophies of sexual prowess. Marriage is under attack by low wages, high incarceration, unfair tax policy, unemployment, and lack of education. Marriage is under attack by clergy who proclaim monogamy yet think nothing of stepping outside the bonds of marriage to have multiple affairs with “preaching groupies.” Same-gender couples did not cause the high divorce rate, but our adolescent views of relationships and our inability as a community to come to grips with the ethic of love and commitment did…

via Otis Moss, III Challenges Fellow Black Clergy On Marriage Equality For Gays And Lesbians.

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