Coming Out as Sacrament (Paper)

  • 9780664257484
  • 6 x 9
  • 168
  • 43.75
  • Paper
  • 0664257488
  • 11/1/1998
  • 3-5 days processing
$ 25.00

Description

Gay Christian author and activist Chris Glaser believes that sexual minorities, often denied their churches' traditional sacraments, have found unique access to the sacred in their lives: coming out of the closet. Glaser persuasively argues that coming out--as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered--has biblical precedence and sacramental dimensions. Using personal and biblical illustrations, he discusses coming out as an act of vulnerability, much like a sacrificial offering of ancient times, that invokes God's presence and effects atonement, or reconciliation. In this engaging book he shows how coming out, like other sacraments, may serve as a means of grace--that is, an experience of God's unconditional love.

Reviews

Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon.

You May Also Be Interested In...

Worship Matters
2/1/2011
$20.00
A Gospel of Hope
3/2/2018
$20.00
Leaving Church
4/1/2007
$14.99
A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life
1/1/1968
$30.00
Saying Yes and Saying No
1/1/1986
$20.00
Christian Prayer for Today
1/16/2009
$15.00
What Christians Really Believe & Why
4/1/1998
$18.00
After Baptism
3/4/2005
$27.00
Driven by Hope
7/1/1996
$20.00
If Jesus Were a Sophomore
2/1/2002
$17.00
Sign up to learn about new releases and other updates from WJK