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Your Opinion: Interpretations may differ

Dear Editor:

I read with interest, Mr. Hortsmann’s recent letter on Christians and homosexuality. He stated that the Bible is very clear on the subject of homosexuality. He overlooks the fact that various Christian denominations read the same passages from the Bible and reach different conclusions from his.

This is not too surprising considering most passages of the Bible are interpreted in different ways by different denominations.

I think it would be more appropriate for Hortsmann to state that he is speaking for his denomination of Christianity, rather than for all Christians.

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