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We Were Baptized Too: Claiming God's Grace for Lesbians and Gays

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Within the liturgy, congregations pledge to accept, love, forgive, and nurture the newly baptized member. The church, however, often lives out this covenant selectively, forcing its gay and lesbian members into silence, alienation, and doubt. We Were Baptized Too challenges the church to take seriously its understanding of baptism and communion as a means of grace, justice, and liberation.

About the Author

Marilyn Bennett Alexander is an author and consultant on community building and spiritual renewal. She has served as Executive Director of Perkins Relations at the Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology. James Preston has served as Outreadch Coordinator for the Reconciling Congregation Program in Chicago, Illinois.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780664256289
Other:
Alexander, Marilyn Bennett
Author:
Preston, James
Author:
Alexander, Marilyn Bennett
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Location:
Louisville, Ky. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Gay Studies
Subject:
Lesbian Studies
Subject:
Lesbians
Subject:
Gays
Subject:
Homosexuality
Subject:
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Subject:
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Lesbians -- Religious life.
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 137-139.
Series Volume:
nr. 45
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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