Caroline J. Addington Hall's A Thorn in the Flesh: How Gay Sexuality is Changing the PDF

By Caroline J. Addington Hall

A Thorn within the Flesh: How homosexual Sexuality is altering the Episcopal Church tells the tale of ways homosexuality has been used to additional conservative political agendas, either right here and in another country. It describes how African and Asian church buildings were drawn right into a clash that all started within the usa within the Episcopal Church, and increases important questions of even if individuals with varied understandings of authority and fact can dwell in harmony.

This provocative ebook isn't a background of the circulate for homosexual inclusion, nor a historical past of the circulate for a brand new, conservative Anglican church within the Americas. in its place, it's a comparability of the conservative and the liberal elements of the church. There are these, akin to the Church of britain, who've conservative theological orientation and are probably to oppose absolutely together with gays and lesbians within the church. corridor, additionally, explores the swift alterations that experience occurred in Western society some time past fifty years that experience resulted in the attractiveness of same-sex marriage and homosexuality. this alteration has no longer come simply or even after approximately 4 a long time, homosexual marriage continues to be a politically divisive factor within the usa and England.

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