By Jeff Hood,Brandan Robertson
In the midst of the spectacle of all of it, there'll be these observers who listen the knocking and lean in. Will you open the door?
"Jeff Hood is a pricey prophet of Holy fact, and this e-book has solidified that for me."
--Sister Liz Colver, Rostered Deaconess (Lutheran - ELCA)
"This is a daring intervention into status-quo models of Christianity. Hood enacts a thorough queer politics of desire that affirms the facility of relational distinction and demanding situations readers to create new kinds of inclusive groups grounded in transformational love."
--AnaLouise Keating, Professor of Women's reviews, Texas Woman's University
"What a wealthy tale there's during this ebook! definitely the queering of Jeff Hood can introduce us to a queer theology that could queer us all."
--Jane Spahr, Presbyterian Pastor, Activist and Theologian (PCUSA)
"Hood masterfully demanding situations us to ascertain the ocean of sameness we immerse ourselves in and depart our closets of conformity. we are going to have to learn this publication repeatedly in our trip to embody the abundance of God's queerness within."
--Michelle Stafford, Transgender schooling community of Texas
"This publication has the ability to talk lifestyles to dry bones. it's a salvific note. Hood courageously sounds a clarion demand all individuals to claim their distinction as holy. For to be holy, is to be queer."
--Kyndra D. Frazier, Alliance of Baptists
"Prepare to have the dirt shaken off of your faith. The braveness to Be Queer opens the tent of God's like to every body through defying stereotypes and demanding biblical interpreters to be important and alive. This publication is an act of braveness that calls upon humans of religion to embody their very own own distinction after which act in freedom for the wellness of others. Jeff Hood says everyone seems to be actually queer: targeted, person, and useful past all accounting to the Queer God who makes every person new within the Spirit. As Hood engages the area, Jesus Christ, and the main normal tales from the Bible, he indicates us how you can notice anew the face of God in new varieties of humanity and divinity. he's within the forefront of a brand new spirituality for a brand new age. this can be a must-read book!"
--Stephen V. Sprinkle, Professor of functional Theology, Brite Divinity college at Texas Christian University
"Reading Jeff Hood's paintings deepened my dedication to liberation theology and has firmly shifted my ambivalence in regards to the observe queer to a spot of large delight in being queer. the genuine strength in those phrases flows from the truth that Hood lives out the queer existence that he writes about."
--Jim Mitulski, Queer Liberation Activist and pastor within the Metropolitan group Church, United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ denominations
Jeff Hood is a queer pastor, activist, and theologian. A graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary among different associations, Hood lately concluded a Doctorate of Ministry in Queer Theology at Brite Divinity tuition. In 2013, PFLAG fortress worthy provided Hood their Equality Award for Activism and repair. as well as authoring six earlier books and running a blog frequently for The Huffington Post, Hood writes day-by-day at revjeffhood.com.
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The Courage to Be Queer by Jeff Hood,Brandan Robertson