Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club, told viewers yesterday that the “sin” of Sodom was pride — and not homosexuality.
It’s an odd statement from the man who claimed pro-LGBTQ progress would lead to the destruction of America “like it did Sodom and Gomorrah,” two Biblical cities destroyed in the Old Testament book of Leviticus.
While scholars have long argued what the “sin” actually was — some contend it was actually the sin of “inhospitality” — conservative Christians have adamantly declared that homosexuality was the true cause.
“Pride, the Bible says, idleness and abundance of bread, neither were they thankful, that was the sin of Sodom and Gomorrah,” Robertson told viewers. “He didn’t talk about homosexuality.”
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