9781853119996

Living It Out: A Survival Guide for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Christians and Their Friends, Families and Churches

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    9781853119996

  • ISBN10:

    1853119997

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-01
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
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Summary

The issue of sexuality is a question with which all mainstream churches are now engaged. Here, the authors draw on the experiences of a wide circle of friends and acquaintances who have been personally involved with this issue. They use stories, reflections, readings, prayers, cartoons and top tips to suggest practical ways of managing and enriching relationships with God, the church, and other people. Upbeat, brave and open this is based on many Christians' lived experience.

Author Biography

Sarah Hagger-Holt is a writer and editor for a Christian international development charity and is the author of several published Lent courses. Rachel Hagger-Holt is a clinical psychologist working in the NHS. They live in Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. v
Introductionp. vii
List of contributorsp. xii
Reaching for the rainbow: relating to Godp. 1
The good book?p. 18
Should I stay or should I go?p. 39
Coming out in churchp. 57
Family valuesp. 74
Special featuresp. 92
A journey through depressionp. 92
Coming out in the classroomp. 95
Working with young peoplep. 97
Engaging with the mediap. 100
No longer the only onep. 102
Career path Christianityp. 114
Love and marriagep. 128
Speaking outp. 149
Where to go next: list of resourcesp. 160
General Indexp. 172
Index of Bible Referencesp. 176
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