Homosexuality And Christian Faithby Walter Wink
Pub. Date: 07/01/1999
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Issues surrounding homosexuality threaten to divide the Christian churches and the people within them. This unique resource presents short pieces from some of the nation's most prominent church leaders - Protestant and Catholic, mainline and evangelical - who address the fundamental moral imperatives about homosexuality. Together they invite the reader to open his or her heart to the Spirit, to tolerance, and to Gospel values. Through personal testimony, factual clarification, and moral suasion, they provide much-needed clarity on the biblical witness and biblical authority, the nature or character of homosexuality and sexual orientation, and many related topics.
Contributors include Elise Boulding, Ignacio Castuera, John B. Cobb Jr., William Sloane Coffin, Peggy Campolo, Bishop Paul Egertson, James A. Forbes Jr., Maria Harris, Barbara Kelsey, Morton Kelsey, Gabriel Moran, David G. Myers, Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Ken Sehested, Carole Shields, Donald W. Shriver Jr., M. Mahan Siler Jr., Lewis B. Smedes, and Walter Wink.
- Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
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- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)
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I liked this book. Not only does it speak from different vantage points, but the compassion of the authors as well. Peggy Campolo's essay is especially good.
This book has been a great help to me as Christian and homosexual. It was a source of comfort during the holidays while I met the in-laws for the first time as my partner's 'room mate.'