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The Church And The Homosexual - John J. McNeill

The Church And The Homosexual

Paperback Published: 1st September 1993
ISBN: 9780807079317
Number Of Pages: 288

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Fourth Edition
In this "brave and good book which shatters bad myths" (Commonweal), McNeill shows that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality, and argues that the Church must not continue its homophobic practices.
"The Church and the Homosexual is a major weapon for those who are fighting to change the Church." -The Reverend Paul Moore, Jr.

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The Church and the Homosexual is a major weapon for those who are fighting to change the Church.--The Reverend Paul Moore, Jr.

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Introduction: The Need for a Reappraisalp. 1
Moral Theology and Homosexualityp. 29
Scripture and Homosexualityp. 36
Tradition and Homosexualityp. 67
Tradition and Human Naturep. 89
The Human Sciences and Homosexualityp. 109
Toward a Positive Approach of Moral Theologyp. 129
Pastoral Ministry to the Homosexual Communityp. 153
Conclusion: Justice, the Church, and the Homosexualp. 191
Epiloguep. 196
Appendix 1: Revisions of the Textp. 201
Appendix 2: Some Pastoral Reflections on AIDSp. 207
Appendix 3: A History of the Publication of This Bookp. 217
Notesp. 243
Indexp. 261
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ISBN: 9780807079317
ISBN-10: 0807079316
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st September 1993
Publisher: Beacon Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised