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By Caroline J. Addington Hall

A Thorn within the Flesh: How homosexual Sexuality is altering the Episcopal Church tells the tale of the way homosexuality has been used to extra conservative political agendas, either right here and in another country. It describes how African and Asian church buildings were drawn right into a clash that begun within the usa within the Episcopal Church, and increases very important questions of no matter if individuals with assorted understandings of authority and fact can reside in harmony.

This provocative e-book isn't a historical past of the stream for homosexual inclusion, nor a heritage of the flow for a brand new, conservative Anglican church within the Americas. as an alternative, it's a comparability of the conservative and the liberal elements of the church. There are these, similar to the Church of britain, who've conservative theological orientation and are probably to oppose totally together with gays and lesbians within the church. corridor, additionally, explores the swift alterations that experience occurred in Western society long ago fifty years that experience ended in the reputation of same-sex marriage and homosexuality. this alteration has now not come simply or even after approximately 4 a long time, homosexual marriage continues to be a politically divisive factor within the usa and England.

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