Presbyterians and human sexuality, 1991.

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Published by Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Louisville, KY .

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  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Other titlesMinority report of the Special Committee on Human Sexuality., Decisions of the 203rd General Assembly on human sexuality.
ContributionsPresbyterian Church (U.S.A.). General Assembly. Special Committee on Human Sexuality., Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). General Assembly
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Pagination129 p. ;
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22922096M

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This report comes to the rd General Assembly () after three years of study, research, and writing by the Special Committee on Human Sexuality. The origin, membership, and process of the special committee are described in the Preface. Presbyterians and human sexuality, the rd General Assembly () response to the report of the Special Committee on Human Sexuality, including a "Minority Report." Author: Presbyterian.

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Members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA) who expected a special report on human sexuality to be controversial were not disappointed when it. The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Study Report on Human Sexuality is out now, and it is the hot topic of the day for conservative Presbyterians.

Since the General Assembly was postponed for another year, we all will have plenty of time to analyze and dissect the document with a fine-tooth comb as good Presbyterians do. In “God, Desire, and a Theology of Human Sexuality” author David H. Jensen say that his purpose is to give an interpretation of human sexual desire grounded in the revelation of the incarnation.

In simpler terms, he believes that the Word became flesh and the flesh includes the blessing of s: 6. This statement appeared in a document submitted for consideration by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., America's largest Presbyterian denomination.

It was titled Keeping Body and Soul Together: Sexuality, Spirituality, and Social Justice. Denominations for homosexual relationships Church of Scotland. The "mother church" for Presbyterians worldwide, the Church of Scotland is still debating the issue of homosexuality.

Inthe General Assembly received for consideration two reports, one from the Board of Social Responsibility on human sexuality ("placing questions of sexuality for people with disabilities, elderly people. On June 8,the General Assembly adopted the motion that the Committee on Church Doctrine and the Life and Mission Agency (Justice Ministries) prepare a joint study guide on the topics of human sexuality, sexual orientation and other related matters raised in the overtures.

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They wanted a blue-ribbon group “to conduct a comprehensive study of human sexuality in the context of Christian faith and practice, and to report their findings to a later General Assembly” (p.

Back inthe Presbyterian Church (USA)'s General Assembly voted 72% in favor of continuing a ban on lesbian/gay ordination.

Since that time, there has been an increasing acceptance within society of homosexual orientation and behavior as a valid, normal, and acceptable form of sexuality for a small minority of adults.

An amendment to the Book of Order was proposed that would have allowed congregations and presbyteries to decide for themselves whether to ordain gays and lesbians.

It was defeated to The church's "Human Sexuality and Ordination Committee" recommended that candidates for ordination should be either celibate or involved in a monogamous.

Until the s, the sexuality of people with mental retardation was handled by denial and suppression. The eugenics movement of – led to forced mass sterilization and the segregation of these members of our society.

The civil rights movement and the “sexual revolution” were among the catalysts for change as was the move toward normalization and deinstitutionalization of people. Last year in Dallas, amidst an ongoing controversy surrounding Side-B “Gay Christianity” and the Revoice conference, the Presbyterian Church in America’s (PCA) General Assembly voted to commend CBMW’s Nashville Statement as a “biblically faithful declaration.” The General Assembly also voted to form a study committee that would “study the topic of human sexuality with particular.

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When the million-member Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States, announced last week that its policies would change to allow ministers to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies, it reminded us that human sexuality has been a battleground in this denomination for the entirety of its existence.

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"Ironically, that was the year they presented the report on human sexuality. I and I voted against acceptance of that report," she said. The report called for full inclusion of LGBT.

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