The Cross in the Closet

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The Cross in the Closet: One Man's Abominable Quest to Find Jesus in the Margins (2012)

Author(s): Timothy Kurek

Format: Paperback

ISBN-13: 9780983567745

Amazon UK: The Cross in the Closet

Language: English

Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming

Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography

Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people

Especially suitable for: Evangelicals

Distraught about the lack of empathy for LGBT persons in his conservative religious upbringing, the author posed as a gay man in order to experience and to understand how that impacts people’s lives.


“As a Christian who has found himself at odds with many believers about the subject of gender issues I felt I had to read this book after seeing an article in The Guardian. I got far more than I expected, the author not only explores these but tells us about how his faith was not tested, but deepened by his twelve-month journey. All Christians should read this whether gay, straight, liberal or conservative.” – TonyR

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