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By Stephen Hunt

the topic of homosexual and lesbian sexuality might be the main vexed factor within the modern Christian Church. Many church buildings were pressured to confront the problem, either theologically and pastorally and as a result, controversies have proved divisive in the Church, such a lot significantly among conservative and liberal oriented denominations, in addition to evangelical church buildings. This ebook explores those subject matters from a sociological point of view, addressing not just homosexual and lesbian sexualities, but in addition bi- and transgendered sexualities. With wealthy empirical fabric being offered through a staff of specialists, this e-book constitutes the 1st complete sociological examine of 'non-hetero' sexualities in terms of modern Christianity. As such, it is going to attract sociologists, students of faith and theology in addition to readers throughout a number social sciences

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