Uncommon Calling

Uncommon Calling

by Chris Glaser
     
 

In this book, Chris Glaser describes his personal journey of coming out to his family, friends, church--and to himself. He tells the story of how the church reacted to his disclosure and his subsequent "uncommon" calling that led him to devote his professional life to reconciliation between the lesbian, gay, and bisexual community and the church. By openly and

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Overview

In this book, Chris Glaser describes his personal journey of coming out to his family, friends, church--and to himself. He tells the story of how the church reacted to his disclosure and his subsequent "uncommon" calling that led him to devote his professional life to reconciliation between the lesbian, gay, and bisexual community and the church. By openly and honestly telling his story, Glaser furthers his calling--demonstrating that lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals are not abstractions, but real people struggling to remain faithful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664256593
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
01/01/1988
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
0.59(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Meet the Author


Chris Glaser is the interim Pastor of Virginia Highland Church, a United Church of Christ and progressive Baptist congregation in the Virginia Highland neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia. He is an author, lecturer, theologian, and minister. He has authored many books, including Uncommon Calling: A Gay Man's Struggle to Serve the Church, Come Home! Reclaiming Spirituality and Community as Gay Men and Lesbians, and Coming Out as Sacrament.

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