Love Is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community
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2010 Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year Award winner: culture category
2010 Golden Canon Leadership Book Award winner
Relevant Magazine: Top 20 Best Overall Books of 2009 winner
Englewood Review of Books: Top 20 Best Overall Books of 2009 winner
Christian Manifesto 2009 Lime Award winner
Andrew Marin’s life changed forever when his three best friends came out to him in three consecutive months. Suddenly he was confronted with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community (GLBT) firsthand. And he was compelled to understand how he could reconcile his friends to his faith.
In an attempt to answer that question, he and his wife relocated to Boystown, a predominantly GLBT community in Chicago. And from his experience and wrestling has come his book, Love Is an Orientation, a work which elevates the conversation between Christianity and the GLBT community, moving the focus from genetics to gospel, where it really belongs.
Why are so many people who are gay wary of people who are Christians? Do GLBT people need to change who they are? Do Christians need to change what they believe? Love Is an Orientation is changing the conversation about sexuality and spirituality, and building bridges from the GLBT community to the Christian community and, more importantly, to the good news of Jesus Christ.
- File Size: 1461 KB
- Print Length: 205 pages
- Publisher: IVP Books (March 25, 2009)
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B002Q8HCNM
- ISBN: 0830836268