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K. Renato Lings ©
AREAS OF INTEREST
Gender, Sexuality and Love in the Bible
Bible Translation Trouble
Created Male & Female
The Language of Sex
Sodom and Gomorrah
Coded Crime Fiction
With a Male You Shall Not Lie
Paul's Passions and Polemics
1. To detoxify the Bible.
I regard this situation as a major tragedy. In my experience the
No text in the Bible deals with the modern notion of
In the Second (New) Testament, Paul opposes idolatry and sexual
2. To take a leap of faith.
I am often reminded of the two parables in Matt. 13 which
This amazing work of art contains a wealth of treasures waiting to
It is my desire to share the rich insights into the human
The Spanish version of this book focuses on texts in the Old (Second) Testament. It was edited at the Latin American Biblical University
in Costa Rica and published in 2011.
The book is available from Amazon.com and Amazon.es under the title
Biblia y homosexualidad ΏSe equivocaron los traductores?
A longer English version, which includes texts in both Testaments,
appeared in June 2013 (Trafford Publishing, 700 pp.). The title is:
Love Lost in Translation:
Homosexuality and the Bible
This book is available from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk,
Barnes & Noble, Trafford Publishing, etc.
Numerous important Bible texts are under-researched from a
linguistic point of view. This is true of the creation story in
Genesis 13; the obscure offence committed by Ham against
his father Noah (Gen. 9); the story of Sodom and Gomorrah in
Genesis 1819; the prohibition in Leviticus 18:22; the "consecrated
ones" in Deuteronomy 23; the crime of Gibeah in Judges 1920,
and several texts found in the letters of Paul.
A similar concern applies to the popular phrase "to know in the
Renato Lings PhD