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Author Gahan, Luke Benjamin.

Title Heaven Bent : Australian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex experiences of faith, religion and spirituality.

Published Brunswick West, VIC : Clouds of Magellan, 2013.


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Physical description 1 online resource (215 pages)
Contents CONTENTS -- ABOUT THE EDITORS -- ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS -- Foreword -- Introduction: from clashes to coexistence -- From the embers of religion a new spirituality grew -- Ache -- We gave but we did not go -- Trans-faith: the value of LGBTIQ faith-seeking -- The impossible dream -- JONAH and the pink whale: a gay man's struggle with Jewish intolerance -- Intersex and religion -- I am not Cohen -- Christianity and my journey -- Ode to my Soul -- Journey of a queer faerie boy -- Falling in love: with life, with self, and with Maharaji -- Searching for the 'home-self': autobiography and the que(e)rying of 'religion'.1 -- It's all relatives. -- Fundamentalism: a saving grace for a born-again atheist -- From diversity comes spirituality -- Tongues -- Hellenic pulse -- Commitments: the spiritual journey of Lee & Sarah -- Ministries: in and out -- Speaking to God again -- Manifesto -- Free to choose my own path: a Jewish Catholic journey of discovery -- From Catholic to Atheist -- Journey of a bisexual polyamorous witch -- A window always opens: my Mormon story -- A Journey to Non-Duality -- Deathwalker, celebrant and spiritual caretaker: an interview with Zenith Virago -- ADDENDUM -- The bathhouse as a place of spiritual care -- Damned if you do? LGBTI students and religious sexuality education -- God still loves me: young people and religious homopositivity -- Lesbian Christians: a study of self-disclosure and stigma management -- Will I burn in Hell because I'm Gay? The psychology of sexual and spiritual identity conflict -- Also from Clouds of Magellan Publishing.
Summary Heaven Bent brings together academics, religious leaders, activists, politicians, theologians and everyday people. Exploring a diverse range of spiritual expressions, from Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant Christian journeys, to Islamic, Jewish, Buddhist, Pagan and Atheist, this book examines the past, present and future of faith, religion and spirituality and LGBTI people. Louise Pratt, Luke Gahan, Tiffany Jones, Jacqueline Ingram, Henry von Doussa, Brodie Paparella, Alyena Mohummadally, David Rosenberg, Gina Wilson, Ellen Kessler, Paul N Martin, Brigitte Lewis, Sparkle (Rob Anderson), Shelley Dennison, Victor Marsh, Eric Glare, Sally Goldner, Michael Bernard Kelly, Catherine Politis, Lee Dunbar, Sarah de Rooy, Johnathan Jones, Stephen Blood, Kevin Ekendahl, Gregory Storer, Sharlot Clark, Ronald Blythe, Sharon Whittle, Jason Lydon, Kimberly A Mahaffy, Eric M Rodriguez, David L Shmerler.
Notes Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other author Jones, Tiffany.
Subject Social sciences.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781742983547 (electronic bk.)