Congregations in Conflict: The Battle over Homosexuality

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  • Title: Congregations in Conflict: The Battle over Homosexuality
  • Author: Keith Hartman
  • ISBN: 9780813522296
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Hardcover

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About Author

  1. Keith Hartman grew up in Huntsville Alabama, where he was a weird little boy who didn t fit in He went to Princeton University, where he was supposed to study economics and instead blew all his time on theater courses He then started a PhD in Finance at Duke, before realizing that he just couldn t spend the rest of his life teaching MBA s how to screw each other So he ran away to be a writer.His parents were thrilled.He sold his first short story to a tiny magazine that went out of business, and his first book to Rutgers University, which did not.He moved to Los Angeles a few years ago to direct low budget movies It turns out that everyone in Hollywood is stark raving mad.And Keith fits right in.

One thought on “Congregations in Conflict: The Battle over Homosexuality

  1. This book is 21 years old and is out of date However, it was still interesting to read as a historical document I do wish that he would have been a little diverse, geographically, but I will admit that it was interesting to explore the issue in one community.


  2. What an interesting look at the way different congregations have approached the issue of homosexuality in their churches It certainly provided insight into how congregations should approach the discussion of homosexuality I am amazed at how many people had the courage to stand up for sexual equality issues in the 70 s and 80 s I am also appalled at the attitudes of some of the opponents I can say that I also respected the opinions of some of those who were opposed that took the time to participa [...]


  3. A wonderful book The author looks at several different case studies of churches that have had to confront queer people and their issues It covers numerous denominations and the different results and compromises each church came to I would highly reccomend.


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