UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question

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Shore is one of America's leading Christian writers on the subject of gay people and Christianity. His essays are widely credited with being central to the sea change in Christian thinking that has occurred on this issue in recent years. UNFAIR offers the best of Shore's writings on homosexuality and Christians/Christianity, along with heart-wrenching but ultimately inspiring letters from gay people telling what it's like to grow up, and live today, both gay and Christian. The book's opening essay, "Taking God at...
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Overview

Shore is one of America's leading Christian writers on the subject of gay people and Christianity. His essays are widely credited with being central to the sea change in Christian thinking that has occurred on this issue in recent years. UNFAIR offers the best of Shore's writings on homosexuality and Christians/Christianity, along with heart-wrenching but ultimately inspiring letters from gay people telling what it's like to grow up, and live today, both gay and Christian. The book's opening essay, "Taking God at His Word: The Bible and Homosexuality," is a must-read for anyone seeking clarity on the relationship between the Bible, Christianity, and LGBT people. If you read only one book on this subject, make it this one. (This is the revised and updated edition of Shore's book, "UNFAIR: Why the 'Christian' View of Gays Doesn't Work.")
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  • ISBN-13: 9781490365886
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 6/7/2013
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 314,970
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

John Shore is an award-winning book author who writes the immensely popular blog JohnShore.com. His seminal work on the relationship between LGBTQ people and Christianity has been featured on Savage Love, The Huffington Post, The Dish, Advocate.com, GLAAD, Joe. By. God, LGBTQ Nation, Believe Out Loud, Truth Wins Out, The New Civil Rights Movement, Good As You, Towleroad, Box Turtle Bulletin, The Center for Progressive Christianity, The Christian Left, Crosswalk.com, Christianity.com, The Christian Post and others.

A pastor ordained by The Progressive Christian Alliance, John is also the founder of Unfundamentalist Christians.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2012

    Amazingly honest stories

    I bought the book knowing what I was getting into. The summary is honest. These are the heartfelt stories of men and women who were brought up or into the Church and were hurt over and over again simply because of their sexuality. Yet, for every hurtful moment, there is another of strength, of peace. Many of these stories are from men and women who serve as Pastors or in some other capacity.

    I highly recommend this book for Christians who don't actually know any gay or lesbian people.

    I also highly recommend it for gays and lesbians who think they know the Church.

    Really, I recommend it for anyone, gay or straight, who thinks you can't be queer and be a Christian.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2012

    Bramblepaw to tigerpaw

    Please dont leave ! Why would you leave? even though as kits you and me fought i still like you and enjoy your presence. Please dont leave! Sure life is unfair but dont leave us! If some one in your family who you are very close to has died or been taken away from youor you ir someone you like got cancer or some ting like that i caan help. My life isnt... well hasnt..... been that good.

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