Homosexuality, homophobia and the URC
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Homosexuality, homophobia and the URC an examination of the human sexuality debate conducted at national level 1997-2000 by John Robinson Brunskill

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Published by Westminster Institute of Education in Oxford .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.Th.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2002.

StatementJohn Robinson Brunskill.
ContributionsOxford Brookes University. Westminster Institute of Education.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages89
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Open LibraryOL21153370M

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Homosexuality, he writes, "is one of the many forms of soul sickness that is innate to our fallen nature". About the Author. Dr. Jeffrey Satinover has practiced psychoanalysis and psychiatry for more than ninetten years. He is a former Fellow in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at Yale University and a past president of the C. G. Jung Foundations/5().   2) "Homosexuality is a choice." Social conservatives often argue, "the gay rights activists say that there's a gay gene". This is a big, fat straw man argument. Nobody with the faintest understanding of biology is arguing that there is a gay gene; they are arguing that there is no single gene for any sexual orientation. Rather, all sexual.   This claim comes directly from a book titled The Pink Swastika: Homosexuality in the Nazi Party, by Scott Lively and Kevin Abrams. Lively is the virulently anti-gay founder of Abiding Truth Ministries and Abrams is an organizer of a group called the . Recent statistics show that % of adults identify as straight, % identify as gay or lesbian and % identify as bisexual, while % “don’t know”. [19] This implies that some 3% of the population do not identify as straight, but only half that number identify as gay or lesbian, with perhaps 1% as gay. There is always hope for change.

God and The Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships (Convergent Books, ) James V. Brownson. Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., ) Elizabeth M. Edman. Now it was the internalization of homophobia that could make you sick. Many used the diagnosis of ego-dystonic homosexuality as an excuse to legitimize reparative therapy—and still do.   Although the cultural attitude towards homosexuality is shifting, homophobia is wounded, but not dead. Whether you encounter it from a close friend, family member or a . In the New Testament (NT), there are at least three passages that refer to homosexual activity: Romans –27, 1 Corinthians –10, and 1 Timothy –A fourth passage, Jude , is often interpreted as referring to homosexuality. Jesus discusses marriage only in a heterosexual context when he cites the Book of Genesis during a discussion of marriage (Matthew –6 and Mark –9).

  Nagy, 37, who is gay and has Roma roots, says the backlash signals a rise in official intolerance of LGBT+ people and fits into the government’s political agenda. Other definitions identify homophobia as an irrational fear of homosexuality. Heterosexism Around the same time, heterosexism began to be used as a term analogous to sexism and racism, describing an ideological system that denies, denigrates, and stigmatizes any nonheterosexual form of behavior, identity, relationship, or community (Herek, ). Books shelved as homosexuality: Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Aristotle and Dante Discove. Excerpted with permission from "Beyond 'Homophobia': A Social Psychological Perspective on Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men" by Gregory M. Herek in the Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 10, No.