Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends

Homosexuality and the Christian: A Guide for Parents, Pastors, and Friends

by Mark A. PsyD Yarhouse
     
 

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Mark Yarhouse gives honest and accurate answers to parents and pastors who have questions about homosexuality. Throughout the book, the author uses a new framework for understanding the issue, carefully separating the concept of "same sex attraction" from a "gay identity." In a clear and compassionate style, he explains the research regarding what

Overview

Mark Yarhouse gives honest and accurate answers to parents and pastors who have questions about homosexuality. Throughout the book, the author uses a new framework for understanding the issue, carefully separating the concept of "same sex attraction" from a "gay identity." In a clear and compassionate style, he explains the research regarding what causes same-sex attraction and whether or not it can be overcome. He also discusses what Christians can do when someone they know opens up to them about their homosexual attractions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764207310
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
257,069
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Mark A. Yarhouse is a professor of psychology and the director of the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity at Regent University. He is also part of a group practice in the Virginia Beach area, providing individual, couples, family, and group counseling. Dr. Yarhouse received his PsyD from Wheaton College and has worked collaboratively on a number of books. He and his family live in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

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