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Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay

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Discrimination against gays and lesbians extends from the highest echelons of the Catholic Church to the pews. For James Alison, a gay Catholic theologian, the key to moving beyond resentment is a radical re-conversion to the gospel message of God’s love and understanding that even those in power are our brothers and sisters.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by The Crossroad Publishing Company (first published January 2nd 1997)
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Aeisele
Another amazing Alison book. I actually think this is the best so far, since it shows him in a pastoral voice, reading scripture and reading our times, so that we can hear how radical God's salvation really is.

The central idea that Alison circles around in this book is the idea of creation. His argument is that there is no other way to speak of creation except from the viewpoint of Jesus' resurrection. This means that Jesus' resurrection shows that the death-dealing, sacred structure of this wor...more
Joe Daniels
Read every book since. Alison has completely overturned my understanding of christianity. If you do enjoy this book, I highly recommend reading the rest.
Jacques le fataliste et son maître
Sono molto curioso di vedere gli strumenti di analisi girardiani applicati al tema della costruzione dell’immagine dell’omosessuale nel mondo religioso.
Si tratta, per inciso, dell’ennesimo contributo di Transeuropa alla divulgazione del pensiero girardiano.
Sarah Boyette
Read the first chapter, had to put it down. Difficult reading.. Will try again when I'm smarter.
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James Alison (b. 1959) is a Catholic theologian, priest and author. He grew up in an evangelical family in England and converted to Catholicism as a teenager. Alison studied at Oxford and earned his doctorate in theology from the Jesuit Faculty in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He was a member of the Dominican order from 1981-1995.
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