United Church of Christ clergyman John Zehring makes the case that based upon the Golden Rule, torture is wrong, all torture is wrong, and torture is always wrong. The Golden Rule as taught by Jesus of Nazareth: Do to others as you would have them do to you. Versions of this rule are found in all of the major world religions, which Zehring lists in this brief essay.
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The work employs the tools of biblical exegesis to consider a topic which has divided religions, caused emotional tension, and resulted in harm. This work asks readers to step aside from the political and emotional divisiveness for a moment to become students of the bible. It is a work both about homosexuality and about how biblical texts can be examined by thinking people. In the bible there a