The fiery theology - and inconclusive archaeology - behind Sodom and Gomorrah
Billions of Abrahamic adherents believe in a divinely perpetrated inferno that has framed society’s attitudes toward same-sex relations for millennia. Yet is there any hard archaeological evidence to substantiate this homo-Hiroshima?
The Sodomites bang on the front door of Abraham’s nephew Lot, demanding to have their way with his two male houseguests. Unsatisfied with Lot’s counteroffer of his own virgin daughters, they storm the lodging. Angels scurry to the rescue, saving Lot and his family as the Sin Cities, along with their degenerate denizens, are divinely reduced to smithereens.
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