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Title:
Living the truth in love : pastoral approaches to same-sex attraction
Author:
Smith, Janet E., 1950-
Publication Information:
San Francisco : Ignatius Press, [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
355 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Preface: moving forward / Introduction / Eros divided : is there such a thing as healthy homoerotic love? / Restoring wholeness in Christ / Healing role of friendship in Aelred of Rievaulx's De spiritali amicitia / At the heart of the matter : lived experience in Saint John Paul II's integral account of the person / Finding the water in the desert : the conversational use of natural law in the context of same-sex attraction / Homosexual inclination as an "Objective Disorder" : reflections of theological anthropology / Monsignor Livio Melina, Ph.D., S.T.L. -- Curse of the ouroboros : notes on friendship / Total abandonment to divine providence and the permissive will of God / Why maintaining Biblical language matters / In this our exile / Breaking free / Married and same-sex attracted : are we hiding the light of the gospel under a basket? / From pain to peace / Do no harm : considerations in supporting youth with same-sex attraction / Same-sex attractions as a symptom of a broken heart : psychological science deepens respect, compassion, and sensitivity / HIV and other health risks associated with men who have sex with men / Understanding the sexual revolution / Our prophetic moment
ISBN:
9781621640608
Format :
Book