Married in the Sight of God: Theology, Ethics, and Church Debates Over Homosexuality
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In addition, this study shows that the Lutheran tradition holds neglected possibilities for an affirming theological and ethical position that blesses the lives and leadership of people homosexual or heterosexual who make life-long promises of love and fidelity one to another.. Married in the Sight of God is a case study into the contemporary sexual ethics debates in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Scharen analyzes the origin, rhetorical use, and institutionalization of the Lutheran 'orders of creation' theology used to exclude gays and lesbians. Christian B
Christian Batalden Scharen teaches at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Haffey Jr. (Rev. (Religious Studies Review)This book provides helpful background for pastors, seminary students, and theologians. (Religious Studies Review)Hopefully this work will provide guidance for those in leadership of the various churches as they seek to reevaluate their understandings of humanity, ministry, and God's creation. (Rev. Haffey Jr. Wilton S. Wilton S. Hopefully this work will provide guidance for those in leadership of the various churches as they seek to reevaluate their understandings of humanity, ministry, and God's creation. Reading In The Light Of Congregations) . Reading In The Light Of Congregations)This book provides helpful background for pastors, seminary students, and theologians
Expensive book I have not read this book. However, from what the editorial reviews say about this book, I would like to order it for our Lutheran church library. However, it is so expensive that I must pass on it. seems incredibly steep for 200 pages of information. Why does it not have a more reasonable price? This is a very important issue for gay and lesbian Lutherans and their families and friends. I wish it were less expensive so we could get