Last night in the history channel on Tv, I watched this programme with the same title, Sex in bible . Is it true that in bible, there is a mention of homosexuality, of extra marital affairs, promouscity, and also calibacy? Just curious to know more details.
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Yes, mostly saying "Don't do this." Except for the celibacy. That part seems encouraged, especially by St. Paul.
The Songs of Solomon are quite a strange little episode in the bible. Very clearly ancient love poems with what you can easily interpret as some references to sex. They are really rather beautiful (but what they are doing in the bible has never been satifactorily explained! I think the official line is that they are about the love of God but if you read them all, then they are very obviously simply love poems. Most people see them as a bit of a blip religious-wise, but of course the old testament is a collection of lots of ancient stories and ideas from the middle east, not all relating to Judaism/Christianity).

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Beloved

2:3As the apple tree among the trees of the wood,
So is my beloved among the sons.

I sat down under his shadow with great delight,
His fruit was sweet to my taste.

2:4He brought me to the banquet hall.
His banner over me is love.

2:5Strengthen me with raisins,
Refresh me with apples;
For I am faint with love.

2:6His left hand is under my head.
His right hand embraces me.

or this one

6How beautiful and how pleasant are you,
Love, for delights!

7:7This, your stature, is like a palm tree,
Your breasts like its fruit.

7:8I said, "I will climb up into the palm tree.
I will take hold of its fruit."

Let your breasts be like clusters of the vine,
The smell of your breath like apples,
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Yes, Song of Songs is outright errotical.

Also remember the legend of Sodom and Homorra (allegedly — Stabia and Herculanum destroyed by Etna together with Pompei)

The word "Onanism" goes back to the name of Onan...

Why did it amaze you?
Ant_222 Also remember the legend of Sodom and Homorra (allegedly — Stabia and Herculanum destroyed by Etna together with Pompei)

Stabia, Ercolano and Pompei are close to Naples and to the Vesuvium Volcano, and they were destroyed in 79 aD (If Sodoma and Gomorra were actually destroyed, as the Bible states, it must have happened a few -- or many -- centuries earlier!)

Etna is in Sicily ... more than 300 km far away from Naples, and with the sea in between.
...and there is an awful lot of 'begatting' going on in Genesis.
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Tanit:

Sorry for confusing Etna with Vesuvius. As to the date and location, I meant New Chronology:
Chronology(Fomenko).
Yes, it is true.

The Bible is about God and his relationship with people. God made man (both male and female) as well as the wherewithall to have sex. He meant this to be in a loving relationship between man and woman, enabling them to procreate.

The Bible has a number of references to sex, and how sex affects the relationship between men and women.

It also refers to homosexuality, and the fact that God abhors it. At the same time, sex between loving partners of the opposite sex is regarded as right and beautiful.

One of the best presents you can give yourself is to buy a Bible, and read it. You won't be sorry.

Regards,
Chris
"It also refers to homosexuality, and the fact that God abhors it. At the same time, sex between loving partners of the opposite sex is regarded as right and beautiful."

ok, where?

and it's only from god if you believe in god. Luckily I don't so I get to define what my loving relationships are and how to do them.
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