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Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: Clear Answers to Difficult Questions
Ascension Press, 2007 Order: 800-376-0520 www.AscensionPress.com
Catholic Books on Homosexuality
Sexual Authenticity: An Intimate Reflection on Homosexuality, Melinda Selmys, Our Sunday Visitor 2009. Order: OSV Catalog
Beyond Gay, David Morrison, Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division, Our Sunday Visitor, Inc., 1999. Order online through Amazon.com.
Books Dealing With The Psychological Aspects of Homosexuality
The Battle for Normality: A Guide for Self-Therapy for Homosexuality, Dr. Gerard J.M. Van Den Aardweg, Ignatius Press, 1997; Order Ignatius Press, 1-800-651-1531
The Heart of Female Same-Sex Attraction, Janelle Hallman, Inter Varsity Press, 2008; www.restoringtheglory.com or www.janellehallman.com
Books Dealing With Gay Agenda Influence on Politics
I Will Give Them a New Heart: Reflections on the Priesthood and the Renewal of the Church, Conrad Baars, Publisher: Alba House - To Order Call: 1-800-343-ALBA (2522) http://www.albahouse.org/new-heart.htm
Psychology As Religion - The Cult of Self Worship, Paul C. Vitz, Williams Eerdmans's Publishing, 1998.
Other Christian Books On Homosexuality
As the founder and director of the Courage and Encourage support groups, Fr. John Harvey is aware of the sensitive nature of homosexuality. With his extensive experience ministering to those with same-sex attraction, Fr. Harvey presents the Church’s teaching in an objective and pastorally-sensitive manner. Priests, religious, and laity alike will benefit from the many questions considered here including:
Bridge the gap between what you know about homosexuality and same-sex attractions now and what you could know after reading some quality resources.
Homosexuality and Following Jesus
JESUS’ PRAYER WAS “THAT ALL MAY BE ONE”
“… uniquely explores how our approach to individuals with same-sex attraction must reflect the
teachings and the love of Christ.”
Washed and Waiting
In Washed and Waiting, Wesley Hill writes for Christians struggling with same-sex attractions and those who love them. Part-memoir, part theological reflection, Hill shares the struggles that Christians face as they seek to live faithful to God’s “no” to homosexuality.
Wesley Hill graduated from Wheaton College and has an MA in Theology and Religion from Durham University in the UK. He is currently working toward a PhD in New Testament at Durham and has written for Books & Culture and Ransom Fellowship’s magazine Critique.
The Lion's Heart
The Lion's Heart is a heart-rending story about love and sacrifice. The emotional struggle of Paul's same-sex attraction, the guilt he feels, and his ambivalence toward his Catholic faith all come together in this look inside the heart of a tortured man.
The author is donating 100% of the proceeds from sales of this book to Courage!
Breaking Free: 12 Steps to Sexual Purity for Men
There is help for getting rid of porn. The 12 steps outlined in Breaking Free will not only help you quit porn, but also prove to be useful in preventing an addiction to pornography. Breaking Free will teach you how to give up porn, find accountability, look for accountability software, protect yourself against sexual addictions and sins, and how to prevent future problems that could destroy your marriage and family life.
Forgiveness is a Choice
Forgiveness Is a Choice is a self-help book for people who have been deeply hurt by another and caught in a vortex of anger, depression, and resentment. As a creator of the first scientifically proven forgiveness program in the country, Robert D. Enright shows how forgiveness can reduce anxiety and depression while increasing self-esteem and hopefulness toward one's future.
My Peace I Give You:
Healing Sexual Wounds With the Help of the Saints
Dawn Eden, internationally known speaker and author of the bestselling The Thrill of the Chaste, shows how the lives of the saints have given her hope and aided her journey of spiritual healing after childhood sexual abuse. One in four American women and one in six American men report having been sexually abused during childhood and My Peace I Give You: Healing Sexual Wounds with the Help of the Saints provides a much-needed resource for spiritual healing from the isolating effects of these wounds.
My Genes Made Me Do It
This clearly written, simple-to-understand little paperback book should be stocked in all public libraries. Dr. Neil Whitehead, a research scientist and biochemist, with his wife Briar, a writer, methodically examine the evidence for the "born that way" theory and explain why none of the biologically based theories can be substantiated as causative, rather than simply predisposingThe authors address the following issues: Are Heterosexuals Born that Way? To What Extent Do Our Instincts Control Us? How Does Sexual Identity Develop? What is the Cross-Cultural Evidence? Does Prenatal Hormone Exposure Cause Homosexuality? How Does Sexual Identity Form in People with Genitalia of Both Sexes? Is Homosexuality Changeable?