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More Perfect Union: Understanding Same-Sex Christian Marriage

by Alan Wilson

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A powerful and prophetic message of justice and relevance for GLBTQ people, with a very timely warning to the church for its ungodly attitude towards equal marriage issues. I highly recommend it. In fact, everyone should read this. ( )
  AnneBrooke | Feb 8, 2016 |
A welcome, reasonable voice from a member of the House of Bishops. +Alan approaches the subject carefully and, apart from a slight (and strange) obsession with anal sex and using some surveys that directly contradict my lived experience as an out gay man, I find the book a very good contribution to the debate. One can always wish for more from senior clerics, but in this case I feel that +Alan has written a very courageous book. ( )
  PetterKringberg | Sep 23, 2015 |
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In this important and timely book Alan Wilson argues that allowing gay people to marry is a moral purpose. Wilson says: 'I asked myself "what does God want for gay people?". After re-revisiting the Bible, and more importantly getting to know gay people of all types and varying backgrounds, he decided the answer was that God wants for them the same as everyone else - flourishing faith, hope and love, involvement and inclusion. Meanwhile, from a scientific perspective, More Perfect Union? asserts that homosexuality is part of a wide range of human sexual longing and expression, not an anomaly, a sickness, not merely a lifestyle choice. The vast majority of people Wilson encountered on his journey toward being in favour of same-sex marriage were not anti-gay, were 'just trying to love their neighbour as themselves', even if, in some cases, their heads lagged behind their hearts on the issue of gay marriage. The ultimate aim of this book is to help Christians unite head and heart in a fully positive response to gay people marrying, and to enable them to wholeheartedly rejoice in such union, in doing so shaking off the hangover of years of stereotyping, fear and discrimination about gay people.

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