Taking a Chance on God: Liberating Theology for Gays, Lesbians, and Their Lovers, Families, and Friends

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Beacon Press, 1996 - Religion - 238 pages
Featuring a new preface, a guidebook draws on the principles of the gay and lesbian liberation movement and the author's counseling experience with homosexuals to show gays and lesbians how to maintain their identity within the Christian church. Reprint.
 

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The author of The Church and the Homosexual (Beacon Pr., 1988. 3d ed.), former Jesuit McNeill was expelled from his order for violating the Vatican's demand that he remain silent concerning ... Read full review

Contents

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John J. McNeill (1925-2015) was an ordained priest and practicing psychotherapist. In 1987, he was expelled from the Society of Jesus for refusing to cease his ministry to gay men and lesbians. He received a doctorate in philosophy from Louvain University in Belgium and taught philosophy and theology at Fordham University, Union Theological Seminary, and other institutions. McNeill was the author of several works on theology and sexuality, including Taking a Chance on God and Freedom, Glorious Freedom.

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