American Muslims, Lot’s Wife, and the Christian Baker

Published by Public Discourse

By Ismail Royer

The Quran tells us that when God sent the Prophet Lot to the city of Sodom to call its people to righteousness and the worship of God alone, what he saw baffled him. “Do you commit lewdness such as no one in the world has committed before you?” he cried to them. “Verily, you practice your lusts on men instead of women. Nay, but you are a people transgressing beyond bounds.”

The people of Sodom found Lot’s judgment of their sexual habits unbearable. They mocked him and exhorted one another to expel him and his family: “Drive them out of your town, these are indeed people who want to be pure!” (Quran 7:81)

In America, homosexual sex is officially tolerated, and in the case of Obergefell v.Hodges, the Supreme Court held that the concept of marriage may also be applied to same-sex couples. But the Court took pains to assure us that, unlike in Sodom, those in America “who adhere to religious doctrines may continue to advocate with utmost, sincere conviction that, by divine precepts, same-sex marriage should not be condoned.”

Or perhaps not…

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