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From sin to amazing grace : discovering the queer Christ, Patrick S. Cheng, (ebook)

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From sin to amazing grace : discovering the queer Christ
Title
From sin to amazing grace
Title remainder
discovering the queer Christ
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Patrick S. Cheng
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Language
eng
Summary
A theologian discusses bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and the fundamental oppression of traditional Christian doctrines. Throughout the history of Christianity, the LGBTQ community has been condemned as unrepentant sinners who are in dire need of God's saving grace. As a result of this condemnation, they have been subjected to great spiritual, emotional and physical abuse and violence. This issue has taken on a particular urgency in light of the horrific string of suicides of young people who were subjected to harassment and bullying by their classmates because of their gender identities or sexual preferences. In From Sin to Amazing Grace, Cheng argues that people need to be liberated from the traditional thinking about sin as a violation of divine and natural laws in which grace is understood as the strength to refrain from violating such laws. He proposes a Christological model based upon the theologies of Irenaeus, Bonaventure, and Barth, in which sin and grace are defined in terms of what God has done for us in Jesus Christ. This book will serve as a useful resource for all people who struggle to make sense of traditional Christian doctrines in the context of the twenty-first century
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Midwest
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Cheng, Patrick S
Dewey number
230.086/64
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Sin
  • Grace
  • Jesus Christ
  • Homosexuality
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adult
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From sin to amazing grace : discovering the queer Christ, Patrick S. Cheng, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781596272392
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11890403
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remote
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11890403
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MWT11890403
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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From sin to amazing grace : discovering the queer Christ, Patrick S. Cheng, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781596272392
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11890403
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11890403
System control number
MWT11890403
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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