McGinley's shared autobiographies ring truest here. This book, in itself, is a great act of faith in the Holy Spirit and an act of love for both the Catholic Church and for queer Catholics who have been so hideouly oppressed and lately even scapegoated by that same institution. McGinley shows that as Catholic church structure continues to disrupt one's spiritual relationship with God - whether by virtue of scandal, stubborn antiquation or premeditated campaigns against a minority group - traditional Catholicism will be discarded. The work is both literary and theological on the premise that experience constitutes one of the four sources of theological reflection, along with scripture, tradition, and reason. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
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He also discusses the role of gay priests, and injustices done to them. It is interesting to note that this generation of gay men within Catholicism is still looking for the possibility of dialogue with the Vatican. Write a customer review. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Yet to follow Chaput's demands for lifelong gay celibacy and anything beyond a handshake puts this vow in jeopardy denies sexual and spiritual maturation - and arguably, salvation - for all gay people.
Contents Surveying Autobiographical Acts. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. McGinley gives voice to a group of faithful gay men, a group that has faced relentless persecution by the Catholic church. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Rather, we pray as a whole person created by God. McGinley, yet another fine theologian in flight from staid Vatican corporate culture, points to the impossible dichotomy of Catholic teaching which broadly condemns gays under the cover of politically savvy pastoral window-dressing. My library Help Advanced Book Search.