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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Black Churches and Gay Marriage

  • Aired: 07/16/2004
  • 09:43
  • Rating: NR
The national debate over same-sex marriage has posed big challenges for many African-American clergy. Traditionally, black churches have stressed an interpretation of Scripture that opposes homosexuality. But those congregations also have long been at the forefront in fighting for civil rights. What happens when those two values seem to collide?
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Should African-American churches consider same-sex marriage a civil rights issue?
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