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Suzannah Porter
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I think both eunuchs made that way by someone else and those “born that way” both refer to biology — men who were castrated, or individuals born with a deformity that rendered them eunuchs. A eunuch usually had no sexual desire whatsoever — it wasn’t only desire for women that was absent in castrated men. So it’s really a stretch to interpret Matthew 19:12 as a reference to homosexuality. It certainly isn’t “quite specific.”

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