Love Is An Orientation

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Table Of Contents
Introduction
1. We Don’t Need Your God
2. We Are Not Your Project: Sexual Behavior Is Gay Identity
3. Stigma, Shame And Politics: The GLBT Experience In The Broader Culture
4. Gays Versus Christians And Gay Christians: Redefinition Of Scripture Or Life Within The GLBTand Religious Communities?
5. The “Gay Agenda”: Activists Don?t Speak For Everybody
6. Who Are We Looking To For Validation?: The GLBT Quest For Good News From God
7. Reclaiming The Word “Love”: Measurable Unconditional Behaviors
8. The Big 5: Principles For A More Constructive Conversation
9. Laying The Foundation To Building A Bridge: Commitment, Boldness And Humility
10. Building A Bridge: Asking The Right Questions
11. Crossing A Bridge: The World Reads Christians, Not The Bible
12. Conclusion

Additional Info
When three of Andrew Marin’s friends came out to him in the span of three months, he was confronted head-on with the question of how to reconcile his friends with his faith. Love Is an Orientation is the result of years of wrestling with this issue. In the book, Marin speaks out with compassion and conviction, elevating the conversation between Christianity and the GLBT community so that the focus is moved from genetics to gospel, where it really belongs.

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SKU (ISBN): 9780830836260
ISBN10: 0830836268
Andrew Marin | Brian McLaren
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: May 2009
Publisher: InterVarsity Press

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