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Faith Beyond Resentment : Fragments Catholic and Gay - James Alison

Faith Beyond Resentment

Fragments Catholic and Gay

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Published: 2nd January 1997
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A re-imagining of the Catholic faith. Widely acclaimed for his work examining the fundamental themes in Catholic theology, in Faith Beyond Resentment, James Alison offers an account of Christianity that is moving, liberating, and deeply personal, yet rooted in Catholic tradition.
This is not a book of gay theology but of catholic theology from a gay perspective, addressing both those who are not gay and those who are not Catholic, 'people of whatever background negotiating the world of faith in the time of the collapsing closet'.

Precedents and Acknowledgements
Introduction
Inhabiting the text
The man blind from birth and the Creator's subversion of sinp. 3
Theology amidst the stones and dustp. 27
Jesus' fraternal relocation of Godp. 56
Spluttering up the beach to Nineveh...p. 86
Moving on: the exilic transformation of anger into lovep. 105
Clothed and in his right mindp. 125
Attempting a voice
On learning to say 'Jesus is Lord': a 'girardian' confessionp. 147
On not being scandalisedp. 170
On finding a storyp. 194
Nicodemus and the boys in the squarep. 209
Indexp. 237
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ISBN: 9780232524116
ISBN-10: 0232524114
Series: Fragments Catholic and Gay
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 2nd January 1997
Publisher: Darton,Longman & Todd Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.3