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A Soulforce Response to the Sad News From Canterbury

The truth about God’s lesbian and gay children suffered a tragic (though temporary) setback this Wednesday, August 5, 1998. In Canterbury, England, bishops from 160 nations representing 70 million Anglicans worldwide (including the Episcopal Church in the U.S.) voted 526 to 70 (with 40 abstentions)

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The Bible and Homosexuality: More Resources

Back to Index Books: Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century By John Boswell What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality By Daniel A. Helminiak Openly Gay, Openly Christian: A Gay-Friendly

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Jesus: Icon or Iconoclast?

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Shreveport, La.  Disclaimer: Before I start, I want to make a few brief disclaimers. Our church (like other UU churches) has a tradition of a free and open pulpit. In other words, my search for truth and the words I

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The Best Books on Being Gay and Christian

Often our questions about being gay and Christian require more in-depth reading. Here are some of the best books on the shelves today: Living In Sin? A Bishop Rethinks Human Sexuality; Spong, John Shelby; $10.00; Bishop Spong calls for a moral vision to empower the