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The Bible’s queerest story? The book of Ruth

An Old Testament book finds God in an LGBT mood

Ruth & Naomi, stained glass window at St Mary, Over, Cambridgeshire (credit: Simon Knott)

If you go to a traditional Christian wedding, the bride and groom often recite some lovely words from the Bible.

The verses Ruth 1:16–17 have been used to marry many people.

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