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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Sexuality & Gender Studies
  • Language:English
  • Pages:374
  • eBook ISBN:9780692222249

The Peace Seeker

One Woman’s Battle in the Church’s War on Homosexuality

by Susan E. Gilmore

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Overview
Susan E. Gilmore planned a career in Christian work after graduating from Bible college in the early 1980s but soon discovered that her identity as a homosexual would prohibit her from pursuing her dream. In The Peace Seeker, she chronicles her struggle to reconcile her sexual identity with the teachings of the Christian church. Her nearly thirty-year search for self-acceptance and understanding, a story of deep pain and devotion, is resolved only when she is prompted to investigate biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality as a sin. Whether you are interested in gay issues, religion, biblical scholarship, or human rights, this book will expand your awareness.
Description
Bridging the Divide between Identity and Faith Susan E. Gilmore planned a career in Christian work after graduating from Bible college in the early 1980s but soon discovered that her identity as a homosexual would prohibit her from pursuing her dream. In The Peace Seeker, she chronicles her struggle to reconcile her sexual identity with the teachings of the Christian church. Her nearly thirty-year search for self-acceptance and understanding, a story of deep pain and devotion, is resolved only when she is prompted to investigate biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality as a sin. This book is important because it informs the public about what is going on behind the doors of the churches in their community. The world needs to know about the treatment of gay Christians, and the church needs to take a second look at what it is doing to the gay community. Whether you are interested in gay issues, religion, biblical scholarship, or human rights, this book will expand your awareness.
About the author
Susan E. Gilmore planned a career in Christian work after graduating from Bible college in the early 1980s but soon discovered that her identity as a homosexual would prohibit her from pursuing her dream. In The Peace Seeker, she chronicles her struggle to reconcile her sexual identity with the teachings of the Christian church. Her nearly thirty-year search for self-acceptance and understanding, a story of deep pain and devotion, is resolved only when she is prompted to investigate biblical passages used to condemn homosexuality as a sin. Whether you are interested in gay issues, religion, biblical scholarship, or human rights, this book will expand your awareness.
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