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The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are
The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are
by Jenell Williams Paris
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Sexual identity has become an idol in both the culture at large and in the Christian subculture. And yet concepts like gay or straight are relatively recent developments in human history. We let ourselves be defined by socially constructed notions of... (read more)

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More Than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times (Catholic Practice in North America)
More Than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times (Catholic Practice in North America)
by Christine Firer Hinze
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This powerful new collection gives voice to the lived experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer persons with and within the Catholic Church, and promotes much-needed dialogue about faith and sexuality. The Second Vatican Council's... (read more)

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Sexual Ethics : an Evangelical Perspective (97 Edition)
Sexual Ethics : an Evangelical Perspective (97 Edition)
by Stanley J. Grenz
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In this biblically grounded study, Stanley Grenz synthesizes theology, ethics, and current medical research to offer an evangelical perspective on the profound role which sexuality plays in our lives, and in doing so, calls the church to be a reconciling... (read more)

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Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence
Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence
by Sara Moslener
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First taking hold of the American cultural imagination in the 1990s, the sexual purity movement of contemporary evangelicalism has since received considerable attention from a wide range of media outlets, religious leaders, and feminist critics. Virgin... (read more)

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The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology (Oxford Handbooks)
The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology (Oxford Handbooks)
by Sheila Briggs
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This innovative volume highlights the relevance of globalization and the insights of gender studies and religious studies for feminist theology. Beginning with a discussion of position of the discipline at the turn of the twenty-first century, the... (read more)

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The Monk and the Skeptic: Dialogues on Sex, Faith, and Religion
The Monk and the Skeptic: Dialogues on Sex, Faith, and Religion
by Frank Browning
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Through his provocative and influential work, most notably The Culture of Desire and A Queer Geography, Frank Browning has proven himself to be an erudite and intellectual writer with deep insights into the fusion of culture and identity. In his new book... (read more)

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Fleshpots of Antiquity
Fleshpots of Antiquity
by Henry Frichet
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This book was written in the late 19th century, and translated from French in the early 20th, documenting the history of courtesans and prostitution in ancient history, up until the end of the Roman empire.... (read more)

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Homosexuality and Christian Community
Homosexuality and Christian Community
by Choon-leong Seow
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Contributors to this volume, all members of the Princeton Theological Seminary faculty, address the various exegetical, interpretive, and practical issues pertaining to the issue of homosexuality in the church. These include the ordination of homosexuals... (read more)

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Authorizing Marriage? Canon, Tradition, & Critique in the Bl
Authorizing Marriage? Canon, Tradition, & Critique in the Bl
by Mark D. Jordan
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"Brilliant, fascinating and persuasive. This book will stir significant debate."--David Balch, Texas Christian University "A convenient sampling of views and interpretations that raises the level of discourse on this controversial public issue. A useful... (read more)

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New Directions in Gender and Religion: Changing Status of Women in African Independent Churches
New Directions in Gender and Religion: Changing Status of Women in African Independent Churches
by Brigid M. Sackey
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This book examines the changing position of women in African religious movements, and the ways in which women have broken through in the religious sphere to rise to leadership in spite of problems created by gender. The rate of proliferation of these... (read more)

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Beyond Slavery (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)
Beyond Slavery (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)
by Bernadette J. Brooten
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In a United States that continues to be driven by racial and cultural divisions, from the disproportionately high number of incarcerated African Americans to heartfelt disagreements over the true nature of marriage and the proper role of faith in public... (read more)

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Sex God (12 Edition)
Sex God (12 Edition)
by Rob Bell
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"You can't talk about sexuality without talking about how we were made. And that will inevitably lead you to who made us. At some point you have to talk about God. Sex. God. They're connected. And they can't be separated. Where the one is, you will... (read more)

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Taking Back God (11 Edition)
Taking Back God (11 Edition)
by leora Tanenbaum
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If youve witnessed the preferential treatment of men in Americas houses of worship, you will not be surprised to learn that there is a surge of women in this country rising up and demanding religious equality. More and more, religious women—... (read more)

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Women & Catholicism: Gender, Communion, and Authority
Women & Catholicism: Gender, Communion, and Authority
by Phyllis Zagano
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Award-winning Catholic scholar Phyllis Zagano investigates three distinct situations in the Catholic Church, each pointing to Catholicism's global weak spot: the role of women in the Church. Each of the three cases reflects the tension between communion... (read more)

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Invert #23: When Young Men Are Tempted: Sexual Purity for Guys in the Real World
Invert #23: When Young Men Are Tempted: Sexual Purity for Guys in the Real World
by Bill Perkins
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When Young Men are Tempted addresses the issue of sexual purity with realism and practicality for today's postmodern youth.... (read more)

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Thou Shalt Not Love: What Evangelicals Really Say to Gays
Thou Shalt Not Love: What Evangelicals Really Say to Gays
by Patrick Chapman
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The failure of reparative therapy attended by the author lead him to investigate both the scientific and biblical views of homosexuality. It illuminates many issues faced by gays, their families, counselors and ministers including the debate about same... (read more)

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Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians
Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians
by Candace Chellew-hodge
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This thoughtful, practical guide shows readers a way through the minefield of condemnation and persecution faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Christians and helps foster a faith that is bulletproof—impervious to attacks, yet loving... (read more)

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Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs -Christians Debate
Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs -Christians Debate
by Justin Lee
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As a teenager and young man, Justin Lee felt deeply torn. Nicknamed "God Boy" by his peers, he knew that he was called to a life in the evangelical Christian ministry. But Lee harbored a secret: He also knew that he was gay. In this groundbreaking book... (read more)

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The Purity Principle: God's Safeguards for Life's Dangerous Trails
The Purity Principle: God's Safeguards for Life's Dangerous Trails
by Randy Alcorn
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Some people have given up on purity. Some have never tried. Bestselling author Randy Alcorn shows us why, in the culture of impurity, the stakes are so high - and what we can do to experience the freedom of purity. Impurity will always destroy us; purity... (read more)

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Trans/Formations (Scm Controversies in Contexual Theology)
Trans/Formations (Scm Controversies in Contexual Theology)
by Lisa (edt) Isherwood
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Trans/formations is a new addition to "SCM's Controversies in Contextual Theology" series. Like anything coming from Marcella Althaus-Reid and Lisa Isherwood, it is controversial and challenging as well as highly original. The book will: make visible a... (read more)

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