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I like to stay current, as I'm sure most literate people do, and while keeping up with the progress of the gay civil rights I often come across religious based objections. I felt the need to educate myself on the textual basis of this fundamental rejection of gay rights. This book is nearly exactly what I wanted.The book's structure is very simple, chapter, basic assembly of the what it meant and analysis/discussion.The book doesn't precisely go down the lines I had wished, I was looking for something either completely dispassionate or viciously partisan, Dwyer is certainly partisan (a progressive stance), however not as combative about it. (He never gets inside the literalist argumentation and wrecks it. He simply draws interpretation from other (but still authoritative) sources and shows you a counter interpretation.)His argumentation is backed up at the important points by other literature, so if he is wrong at least he is not the only one. This book gave me a pithy and compassionate account of homosexuality in the Bible that I thoroughly recommend to anyone wishing to understand their interrelation.