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The Tip of the Iceberg

November 21, 2006 bible church homosexuality kirk liberal sexuality traditional Is it really just about Homosexuality and Civil Partnerships? Download Adobe pdf Version Introduction: Liberals & Communitarians There is a fascinating debate raging in political philosophy between so-called “liberals” and “communitarians”.[i] An important aspect of it is the question “What makes a self?”  “Communitarians” have [...]

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The Personal Repercussions of being Lesbian in the Church of Scotland

September 4, 2006 church church of scotland experience homosexuality kirk lesbian Download Adobe pdf Version This personal story was submitted to OneKirk by a Church of Scotland member. For the sake of her family she would like to remain anonymous. I was born into the Church of Scotland and was baptised before I was 2 [...]

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God Bless Adam and Steve?

September 1, 2006 bible church gay general assembly greenbelt homosexuality interpretation john bell lesbian scripture sexuality Seminar delivered at Greenbelt Festival, August 2006 Rev John L Bell The Iona Community Download Adobe pdf Version Now Adam, will you take Steve’s right hand in yours and will you say after me: In the presence of God [...]

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What the Church of Scotland has said on Homosexuality

August 11, 2006 church of scotland episcopal homosexuality kirk PCUSA presbyterian reports sexuality A Summary of Key Reports and Incidents Download Adobe pdf Version Introduction The previous Principal Clerk to the Church of Scotland, Very Rev Dr Finlay Macdonald, has a chapter on human sexuality within his book Confidence in a Changing Church that provides [...]

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Buried Sexuality

July 21, 2006 church church of scotland faith gay homosexuality kirk lesbian sexuality teenagers young people The experience of lesbian, gay and bisexual young people in the Church of Scotland Download Adobe pdf Version Imagine what it must have been like to be a young adult in the Church of Scotland, who is lesbian, gay [...]

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“But it’s not natural!”

July 9, 2006 animals evidence gay homosexuality humans lesbian natural science A survey of the biology and sociology of homosexuality Download Adobe pdf Version 1. Introduction A few weeks ago I was talking with an old friend about the General Assembly debate on civil partnerships and the marking of such relationships by clergy. We have [...]

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A Personal Journey

July 6, 2006 attitudes church church of scotland homosexuality kirk Download Adobe pdf Version This personal story was submitted to OneKirk by a former Church of Scotland parish minister. For the sake of his family he would like to remain anonymous. Acts, chapter 10, tells the story of Peter and Cornelius. It’s a story in [...]

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