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Helping Laity and Clergy Discuss Homosexuality One Question at a Time
Helping Laity and Clergy Discuss Homosexuality One Question at a Time
  • By Adolf Hansen
  • By Adolf Hansen
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I am right. If you don’t believe as I do, you are wrong. End of discussion. Let’s face it, many United Methodists are steadfast in their beliefs when it comes to homosexuality. As a pastor, how do you break through such resolute convictions and ask your congregation to look at the wide variety of issues concerning human sexuality? Is it Time? does not attempt to convert your church to a particular point of view. Rather, its goal is to help you begin a dialogue about this important subject by encouraging your congregation to reflect on questions about homosexuality instead of formulating answers. So they can grasp more accurately views different from their own. To follow the evidence wherever it leads. To share thoughts and feelings with others with whom they agree and disagree—all in a spirit of mutual openness.

From the Faultlines collection, resources intended to inform conversations around human sexuality and the church.

"My hope is that persons who read this book will become aware of the wide variety of issues related to the subject of homosexuality; will be encouraged to reflect on each of them; will think through the meaning of whatever answers they give to the questions the book raises; will grapple with the implications of the stances they take; and will engage in conversations with others—both in a one-on-one setting and in a group." — from the Introduction

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I am right. If you don’t believe as I do, you are wrong. End of discussion. Let’s face it, many United Methodists are steadfast in their beliefs when it comes to homosexuality. As a pastor, how do you break through such resolute convictions and ask your congregation to look at the wide variety of issues concerning human sexuality? Is it Time? does not attempt to convert your church to a particular point of view. Rather, its goal is to help you begin a dialogue about this important subject by encouraging your congregation to reflect on questions about homosexuality instead of formulating answers. So they can grasp more accurately views different from their own. To follow the evidence wherever it leads. To share thoughts and feelings with others with whom they agree and disagree—all in a spirit of mutual openness.

From the Faultlines collection, resources intended to inform conversations around human sexuality and the church.

"My hope is that persons who read this book will become aware of the wide variety of issues related to the subject of homosexuality; will be encouraged to reflect on each of them; will think through the meaning of whatever answers they give to the questions the book raises; will grapple with the implications of the stances they take; and will engage in conversations with others—both in a one-on-one setting and in a group." — from the Introduction

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781501859731
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781501859731
    • Publication Date: 11/05/2017
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Adolf Hansen
    • Page Count: 128
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.25 inches
    • Length: 8.50 inches
    • Weight: 0.38 pounds
    • SKU: 9781501859748
    • Manufacturer: Abingdon Press
    • ISBN 13: 9781501859748
    • Publication Date: 11/05/2017
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Adolf Hansen
    • Page Count: 128
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