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clobber passage

clobber passage n. a verse of the Bible interpreted as condemning homosexuality. Also clobber text. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • I slogged my way through Leviticus once (KJV, usually quite readable) to find these clobber texts.

    I was left wondering why I hadn’t ever noticed the abbatoir outside the churches or the wood-fired barbecues inside, since most of it seems to be precise instructions for burnt offerings and other blood sacrifices.

    I wondered why only some passages from this book were deemed worthy of literal consideration while the bulk was ignored…

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