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A war of loves : the unexpected story of a gay activist discovering Jesus

Author: David Bennett
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a young gay man, David Bennett saw Christianity as an enemy to freedom for LGBTQI people, and his early experiences with prejudice and homophobia led him to become a gay activist. But when Jesus came into his life in a highly unexpected way, he was led down a path he never would have predicted or imagined. A War of Loves investigates what the Bible teaches about sexuality and demonstrates the profligate,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: David Bennett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Bennett
ISBN: 9780310538103 0310538106
OCLC Number: 1076360463
Description: 272 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Coming out --
Quest for spirituality --
The French exchange --
Boyfriends and psychics --
The gay world --
University and the love triangle --
Christmas conflicts --
Experiencing the love of God --
The film festival --
Providence and prophecies --
The unrelenting presence of Jesus --
The root of bitterness --
The gospel of grace --
Living under God's word --
Marriage and the church --
Facing facts in France --
God's greater romance --
Romance in France --
Understanding love and celibacy --
Bible college and moving to Oxford --
Drawing the line: acceptance versus affirmation --
Beloved friendship --
Living out now --
Celibate, gay, Christian: a third way --
Speaking truth in love --
Sacrifice regained: salvation and holiness.
Responsibility: David Bennett ; foreword by N.T. Wright.

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In A War of Loves, David Bennett describes his unexpected journey from gay activism and a distrust of religion to becoming a follower of Jesus, a journey that included pivotal relationships,  Read more...

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