Love is an orientation : elevating the conversation with the gay community / Andrew Marin ; foreword by Brian McLaren.

By: Marin, Andrew P
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ?2009Description: 204 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 9780830836260; 0830836268Subject(s): Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Sex role -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Love -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BR115.H6 | M355 2009
Contents:
When my friends came out -- We don't need your God! -- We are not your project : sexual behavior is gay identity -- Stigma, shame, and politics : the GLBT experience in the broader culture -- Gay versus Christian and gay Christians -- Who are we looking to for validation? : the GLBT quest for good news from God -- Reclaiming the word love : measurable unconditional behaviors -- The Big 5 : principles for a more constructive conversation -- Laying the foundation : commitment, boldness, and the Big 5 -- Building the bridge : asking the right questions -- Crossing a bridge : the world reads Christians, not the bible -- Testimonies from the gay community.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 202-204).

When my friends came out -- We don't need your God! -- We are not your project : sexual behavior is gay identity -- Stigma, shame, and politics : the GLBT experience in the broader culture -- Gay versus Christian and gay Christians -- Who are we looking to for validation? : the GLBT quest for good news from God -- Reclaiming the word love : measurable unconditional behaviors -- The Big 5 : principles for a more constructive conversation -- Laying the foundation : commitment, boldness, and the Big 5 -- Building the bridge : asking the right questions -- Crossing a bridge : the world reads Christians, not the bible -- Testimonies from the gay community.

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