"I am now certain that this cave was connected with the ancient cult of John the Baptist. Indeed, this may very well be 'the' cave of the early years of John's life, the place where he sought his first solitude in the 'wilderness' and the place where he practiced his baptisms."

"My advice is for everyone to have a regular partner. … If you know you have strong needs, get yourself a partner. Better than being frustrated!"

"I will not let the Holy Scriptures be compromised by those who seek to make their literalist and simplistic interpretation the only legitimate one."

"Guys want to marry guys? Cowards."

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Sources: The Times of London (and Weblog), Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker.

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