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Made for love : same-sex attraction and the Catholic church / Father Michael Schmitz.

Schmitz, Michael, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 201.7 SCH MAD (Text) 34207002156686 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781621642190
  • Physical Description: xvii, 171 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press ; [2017]

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Introduction -- At the beginning -- What-it-is-ness -- Search your feelings...you know it to be true -- The T-word -- Good but fallen -- Made for love -- Identity -- What are you looking for? -- Same-sex attraction in the church -- Dealing with definitions -- Where is that in the Bible? -- A real relationship -- Questions and answers -- The ultimate question.
Summary, etc.:
In "Made for Love," Fr. Michael Schmitz presents the Catholic teaching on same-sex attraction and same-sex "sexual" relations. He begins by giving background information regarding the different worldviews of the human person, the philosophical ideas of nature and purpose, the differences between objective and subjective truth, the principal of non-contradiction, and the fallen human nature that resulted from Original Sin. He then discusses in great detail the nature and ends of human sexuality and the nature of true love, while, in a compassionate and non-judgmental way, explaining the flawed nature of same-sex "sexual" relations. While this book is intended primarily for those who have same-sex attraction and their family and friends, its presentation of the compassionate truth of Catholic teaching on same-sex attraction will be of great benefit to everyone in today's society. Publisher's marketing.
Subject: Homosexuality > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Homosexuality > Religious aspects > Catholic Church.
Gays > Pastoral couseling of.
LGBTQ materials.

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