By Stephen Hunt,Professor Hunt Stephen
The topic of homosexual and lesbian sexuality is likely to be the main vexed factor within the modern Christian Church. Many church buildings were pressured to confront the problem, either theologically and pastorally and consequently, controversies have proved divisive in the Church, such a lot particularly among conservative and liberal oriented denominations, in addition to evangelical church buildings. This publication explores those topics from a sociological viewpoint, addressing not just homosexual and lesbian sexualities, but in addition bi- and transgendered sexualities. With wealthy empirical fabric being awarded through a workforce of specialists, this e-book constitutes the 1st finished sociological learn of 'non-hetero' sexualities on the subject of modern Christianity. As such, it is going to attract sociologists, students of faith and theology in addition to readers throughout a number social sciences
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