0283 Living the Truth in Love (book)
Full title: Living the Truth in Love: Pastoral Approaches to Same-Sex Attraction. Compiled by Janet E. Smith and Fr. Paul Check. How can we be instruments of Christ's love to those who experience same-sex attraction (SSA) and to their families? This volume includes first-hand stories of those who experience SSA and those who have accompanied them on their journeys. Lays out the Christian view of the human person and of human sexuality. Topics include an explanation of the meaning of the word "disorder," a discussion of the therapeutic power of friendship, and an application of St. John Paul II's personalism to the question of same-sex attraction. Psychologists and counselors explain various ways of affirming those who experience SSA and of leading them to experience the power of Christ's healing love. A timely resource. 360 pp. Softcover.