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The Loyal Opposition: Struggling with the Church on Homosexuality

By: Amy DeLong; Tex Sample, Eds.

Price: $7.40

Publisher: Abingdon Press: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009533

ISBN: 0687084253

Condition: Very Good +


204 PP. appendices. Close to new, spine uncreased. No markings in text. 12 articles by gay-affirming Methodists who are resisting the United Methodist Church doctrine that excludes non-celibate gays from ministry. The denomiination's General Conference voted in 2016 to continue studying possible changes to its Book of Discipline over the next four years. A particularly powerful article describes the wrenching experience of a pastor who had to deal with the sudden suicide of a closeted gay man in his congregation. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info