Aliens in the Household of God: Homosexuality and Christian Faith in South Africa

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Paul Germond, Steve De Gruchy
New Africa Books, Jan 1, 1997 - Christian gays - 328 pages
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This goundbreaking volume explores, and challenges, the prejudice and discrimination that gay people experience within South African churches. Drawing from a broad and diverse base, these stories and essays suggest that 'heterosexism' is the problem.
  

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Contents

Some People
7
God has more mercy than any moffiehater BERT
14
A mothers story RINA REPSOLD
22
The rise and fall of a lesbian ordinand kate hunt
32
a personal history
39
Part of Gods greater plan SUE WELMAN
57
My experience as a gay priest DOUG TORR
65
Homosexual Christian communities in Gauteng DEANE STUART
78
Who are we for each other? Sexism sexuality and womanist
146
lesbian and gay existence in the church
153
Homosexuality in the traditions of the church IAN D CORBETT
162
My ministry in the gay community ANDRE MULLER
173
Heterosexism homosexuality and the Bible PAUL germond
188
resources for an inclusive anthropology
233
The essentialistsocial constructionist debate and biblical
270
Homosexuality and African culture edward p Antonio
295

visions of healing in a Gauteng church
101
Homosexuals and the right to marry VERNON OPENSHAW
120
Gay identity and the AIDS crisis GARY LAMONT
126
Liberation through the law? The Constitution and the church
132
Study guide
316
Index
326
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