Would you believe that 86 percent of LGBT people - from the proud marcher at the Pride Parade to the quiet, closeted teen - spent their childhood in church? More than half of them left those religious communities as adults; three out of four would be happy to come back.
For decades now, we have found ourselves caught up in a culture war: us versus them. Good news: There is no them. Our culture war has been a civil war: us versus us. And there is a path toward meaningful peace.
Andrew Marin brings the startling findings of his largest-ever scientific survey of the religious history, practices, and beliefs of the LGBT community. Marin's findings offer clear direction for both sides of a long cultural battle to meet in the middle, sacrificing neither conviction nor integrity as they rediscover the things they have in common and the hope found in Christ alone.
©2016 Andrew Marin (P)2016 Tantor
I will recommend this book to all my friends that are Pastors, small group leaders. There was a lot of great information on how many of the LGBTQ community were raised in religious homes. I've been involved in ministry for the last 16 years and want to be a bridge between this culture war. I'm going to read your first book now.
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