Same-Sex Marriage? A Christian Ethical Analysis (Ellison)

Same-Sex Marriage? A Christian Ethical Analysis (Ellison)

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A Study on Sexual Ethics for Undecided Churches

Extending the ritual and affirmation of marriage to same-sex couples continues to be hotly contested in many churches. This critical book is written by a gay man and progressive Christian ethicist who places justice-making at the heart of contemporary spirituality.

In dialogue with both legal scholars and theologians, Ellison examines the strengths and weaknesses of how marriage traditionalists, advocates of same-sex marriage, and LGBT critics of marriage analyze the issues and frame their arguments. Same-Sex Marriage? offers constructive proposals for revitalizing Christian sexual ethics.

About the Author

Marvin Ellison is Willard S. Bass Professor of Christian Ethics at Bangor Theological Seminary in Maine and an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA). He received his Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.

Paperback: 208 pages
ISBN 978-0-8298-1659-4

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