Hearts & Minds: Talking to Christians About Homosexuality (2014)
Author(s): Darren Main, Marc Handley Andrus
Amazon UK: Hearts & Minds
Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming
Genre(s): Humour, Memoir/autobiography, and Spirituality
Topic(s): Accepting one's sexuality, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Healing/growing into wholeness, Inclusive Christianity, Journeys towards acceptance, LGBT+ activism, Same-sex relationships, and Spirituality
Especially suitable for: Activists and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue
If you have ever tried to talk to your Christian friends and family about LGBTQ issues only to have it end in a heated debate, you are not alone. But there is hope! Thousands have used the tools in this book to heal relationships that once seemed broken beyond repair and you can too.
Filled with humour and inspirational essays, this meticulously researched book will help you talk with Christians in a way that invites mutual respect and understanding. Only through meaningful and heartfelt discussions can hearts and minds change. This book is an indispensable tool for supporters of the LGBTQ community as well as Christians striving to be more compassionate and understanding while still honouring their faith. By confronting one of this generation’s most volatile social issues with civility and respect, Hearts & Minds: Talking to Christians about Homosexuality shifts the emphasis away from political arguments and toward changing religious attitudes – creating space for profound healing and reconciliation between two communities who often find themselves at odds.
“A personal, sensitive and moving story of one man’s struggle to bring together his life as a gay man with his life as a Christian.” — John Shelby Spong
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