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Blessing Same-Sex Unions

The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage

by Mark D. Jordan

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian rites & ceremonies,
  • Christian social thought & activity,
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Marriage (Christianity),
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Sexuality & Gender Studies,
  • Social Science / Gay Studies,
  • Marriage,
  • Christianity,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Same-sex marriage

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9434612M
    ISBN 100226410331
    ISBN 109780226410333

      The theological debates over same-sex unions have their legal counterparts. In the second half of the book Johnson asks how a churchly consecration of same-sex unions can be supported by the law as well. Johnson’s masterful bridging of theological and legal worlds is what might have helped my friend the judge. Ancient in origin, same-sex unions blessed in the Church occur quietly to this day. So says John Boswell, Professor of Medieval History at Yale University and the author of his lavishly publicized book, "Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe".

    Get this from a library! Blessing same-sex unions: the perils of queer romance and the confusions of Christian marriage. [Mark D Jordan].   Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and The Confusions of Christian Marriage. By Mark D. Jordan The Perils of Queer Romance and The Confusions of Christian Marriage. By Mark D. Jordan, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Vol Issue 1, March , Pages –, Author: Ludger Viefhues-Bailey.

      I could see blessing two people of the same sex coming to a bond under certain conditions: basically, that 1) the bond is a bond of friendship where each lifts the other up and calls the other to holiness, 2) that this bond itself is not a stumbling block to the holiness of those involved, and possibly 3) that the two have some additional. “A Biblical Case against the Blessing of Same-sex Unions,” By John Oakes (This is a significantly edited and revised version of an address first given at a Synod Day on Ap , organized by the Task Force on Homosexuality and the Blessing of Same-sex Relationships of the BC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.I will begin this presentation with an overview of.


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Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage by Mark D. Jordan. At most church weddings, the person presiding over the ritual is not a priest or a pastor, but the wedding planner, followed by the photographer, the florist, and the caterer.

If they are not just after legal recognition as a. Blessing Same-Sex Unions takes a different point of departure from usual for discussing gay marriage. Instead of arguing about rights and benefits and human or American liberties, Jordan addresses the question of ceremonies: what is a “wedding”.

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At most church weddings, the person presiding over the ritual is not a priest or a pastor, but the wedding planner, foll Brand: University of Chicago Press. In the Diocese of Chicago, in a state where civil unions are legal, Bishop Jeffrey Lee previously had issued guidelines and a liturgy for blessing same-sex unions as part of the “generous pastoral response” allowed under General Convention Resolution C Hallas and Kemock already were planning a ceremony when the SCLM-developed.

Blessing Same-Sex Unions is a delight to read. At times, of course, it is precise and theological. There’s nothing lax about the book’s argumentation. But it’s written with a. It reconsiders whether there are biblical precedents for blessing same-sex unions in Jewish and Christian liturgies.

The book concludes by analyzing typical religious arguments against such unions and provides a comprehensive response to claims that the Judeo-Christian tradition prohibits same-sex unions from receiving religious recognition.

Posing trenchant questions such as these, Blessing Same-Sex Unions will be a must-read for both sides of the debate over gay marriage in America today.

Preview this book» What people are saying. They cite the book when arguing for the blessing of same-sex unions and the admission of gay men to the Roman Catholic priesthood and gays to the ranks of Protestant clergy.

Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and The Confusions of Christian Mark D. Jordan. The University of Chicago Press, pages.

$ Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage Mark D. Jordan, Author. Univ. of Chicago $29 (p) ISBN Blessing of same-sex unions in Christian churches is part of WikiProject Anglicanism, an attempt to better organize information in articles related to Anglicanism and the Anglican you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.

Sometimes loving a denomination requires you to leave. Overview When the synod of the Anglican diocese of New Westminster authorized its bishop to produce a liturgical form for blessing same-sex unions, a number of synod members walked out of the meeting. Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage: Jordan, Mark D.: Books - or: Mark D.

Jordan. Two books, both arguing in favor of same-sex marriage, yet as different as can be. Mark Jordan writes in an often ironic tone.

Why should gays and lesbians aspire to receive the church’s blessing on their unions if heterosexual marriage is itself a charade in practice and theologically unsubstantiated. Jordan, a professor at Emory University, argues that Christian marriage is loaded.

Blessing Same-Sex Unions – A Legitimate Pastoral Accommodation. October 8, Octo by Andrew Goddard As we move from shared conversation to shared deliberation, initially among the bishops, there are a number of important elements which must be at the heart of the discussion.

Get this from a library. Blessing same-sex unions: the perils of queer romance and the confusions of Christian marriage. [Mark D Jordan] -- "In this incisive work, Jordan shows how carefully selected ideals of Christian marriage have come to dominate recent debates over same-sex unions.

Opponents of gay marriage, he reveals, too often. It reconsiders whether there are biblical precedents for blessing same-sex unions in Jewish and Christian liturgies. The book concludes by analyzing typical religious arguments against such unions and provides a comprehensive response to claims that the Judeo-Christian tradition prohibits same-sex unions from receiving religious by: 7.

The Episcopal Church was told to ban blessings of same-sex unions or risk a reduced role in the denomination. U.S. Branch on Blessing Same-Sex Unions. in Maryland and co-author of the book.

The first is that the question of recognizing or blessing same-sex unions is much more complicated as a religious question than is typically admitted in public debate. This is because-the second point-religious marriage itself is much more complicated than most debaters want to :