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Both feet firmly planted in midair : my spiritual journey /
John McNeill.
edition
1st ed.
imprint
Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.
description
x, 184 p. : port.
ISBN
0664258085 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.
isbn
0664258085 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
2161372
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Awards
This item was nominated for the following awards:
Lambda Literary Awards, USA, 1999 : Nominated
Summaries
Main Description
With the publication of his groundbreakingThe Church and Homosexualityin 1976, John McNeill placed himself in the vanguard of scholars who were challenging long-held assumptions about the Bible and homosexuality. Through his continued scholarship, spiritual reflection, and untiring activism, McNeill has brought hope and affirmation to thousands of gay and lesbian Christians.Both Feet Firmly Planted in Midairis McNeill's autobiography.
Main Description
With the publication of his groundbreaking The Church and Homosexualityin 1976, John McNeill placed himself in the vanguard of scholars who were challenging long-held assumptions about the Bible and homosexuality. Through his continued scholarship, spiritual reflection, and untiring activism, McNeill has brought hope and affirmation to thousands of gay and lesbian Christians. Both Feet Firmly Planted in Midairis McNeill's autobiography.
Table of Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Why Buffalo?p. 1
The Battlin' Sharkeysp. 6
Coming of Agep. 14
Prisoner of Warp. 21
Vocationp. 42
Ordinationp. 48
The Questp. 53
Discovering Gay Lovep. 59
Triumphant Return?p. 63
Search and Discoveryp. 68
Extracting the Truthp. 72
Launching Gay Ministryp. 79
The Church and the Homosexualp. 84
Imprimi Potestp. 89
The Media Responsep. 92
Trouble! Trouble! Trouble!p. 97
Healing Ministryp. 102
Support of My Jesuit Brothers and My Peersp. 105
My Discernment of Spiritsp. 116
Expulsionp. 127
Where Will I Be Buried?p. 133
Our Home in the Countryp. 135
Taking a Chance on Godp. 138
The Italian Tourp. 144
Support from Metropolitan Community Churchp. 147
The Trilogy Is Completep. 150
Sister Sheilap. 158
The Sagingp. 162
Toward Spiritual Maturityp. 164
My Spiritual Life Todayp. 171
Epilogue: Praise to Charliep. 177
Annotated Bibliography of the Publications of John J. McNeillp. 179
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