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Great insights from a good friend, Fr Matthew Green.

Perpetual Learner

For a while I have been wanting to write a post about the “gay marriage” debate. I am often frustrated by the way discussions on this topic play out in the media and on the internet, because most of the time, neither side is using good arguments, and neither side makes much of an attempt to understand where the other side is coming from. The result is that instead of real debate or discussion, it turns into a shouting match, consisting largely of slogans, reciprocal condescending snide remarks, clichés, emotional outbursts, and foggy thinking.

Fortunately, sometimes someone writes something intelligent that helps eliminate some of the false arguments and get to the real issues. Dr. Jeff Mirus of CatholicCulture.org has written an article that does just that. It is not a conclusive argument that will convince everyone of the position held by many Christians, but if only everyone would read…

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3 comments

  1. Insightful, inspiring and informative. Perhaps we ‘should’ eliminate the marriage contract and replace it with a partnership contract much like a business model. But then that is not the heart of the matter, is it. On a more serious note, it was refreshing to read a well-thought out, well-written piece on this topic without all the noise and clamor that usually accompanies it. Thank you for the post.

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