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Gay Rights, the Devil and the End Times: Part Two

Date:11 November 2012
Author:RA Wagenvoorde

In Part One of this post, Adriaan van Klinken described the Zambian case of how Ban Ki-moon’s recent call to recognise the human rights of homosexuals was interpreted according to a millennialist worldview, characteristic for Zambian Christianity. In this second...

Gay Rights, the Devil and the End Times: Part One

Date:09 November 2012
Author:RA Wagenvoorde
Homosexuality is one of the major political issues in our contemporary world. Especially African countries are getting known for their massive public and political rejection of same-sex relationships and “gay rights”. Frequently in the media we hear, for example, about new, stricter legislation on same-sex practices, about people arrested and jailed because of homosexuality-related offences and about the murder of gay-right activists.