No Ordinary Child

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No Ordinary Child (2013)

Author(s): Jacqueline Ley

Format: Paperback

ISBN-13: 9781849522557

Amazon UK: No Ordinary Child

Language: English

Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming

Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography

Topic(s): Accepting one's sexuality, Inclusive Christianity, and Parents of LGBT+ children

Especially suitable for: Evangelicals, Parents of LGBT+ children, Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity, and Young people

When Jacqueline Ley’s 23-year-old son told her that he was gay, she was shocked and hurt. Her fundamentalist Christian background told her that homosexuality was sinful and that her son had placed himself beyond the pale. But she underwent a remarkable transformation of attitude. A mother’s journey from craving ‘normality’ for her child to celebrating him as a blessedly extraordinary creature of God.

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“Jacquie writes openly, affirmatively and often from Scripture on her journey to full acceptance of her gay son. Highly recommended.” — Alan Brooks

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