Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations About Sexuality & Spirituality
Nothing has exposed the gap between the church and the broader society quite like the cultural argument over sexuality. Relationships, identities, orientations and even seemingly straightforward concepts such as gender have cut battle lines between the church and the world. In the fog of war and the cloud of conflict, it’s increasingly hard to see our way clearly.
There is hope, however. Debra Hirsch has seen it firsthand―in meaningful lifelong relationships with LGBT friends and neighbours, in Christian fellowships and in movements that have held a concern for people created in God’s image and a high view of the Bible’s teaching on sexuality in constructive tension. When you consider the world from the perspective of God’s kingdom mission, it turns out the smoke clears and a redemptive imagination takes root. Discover a holistic, biblical vision of sex and gender that honours God and offers good news to the world.
Debra Hirsch has been in ministry in Australia and America for over twenty years. She is coauthor of Untamed: Reactivating a Missional Form of Discipleship (with Alan Hirsch). She also serves on the leadership team of the Forge Missions Training Network and on the board for Missio Alliance. She and her husband live in community with others in Los Angeles.
“I’m so grateful to Deb Hirsch for writing the best book on this conversation I have ever read.”
–Christine Caine, Equip & Empower Ministries
“Deb has taken in this beautiful gift of God and woven it together with a Jesus-centered vision of hoe sexuality can glorify God and lead us to flourish. A much-needed and redemptive book.”
–Jon Tyson, author, Sacred Roots
"Rarely have I anticipated the publication of a book as much as I have with Deb Hirsch's Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations About Sexuality and Spirituality. After waiting for more than two years, I can say without hesitation that it was well worth the wait. In Redeeming Sex, Deb provides a thoughtful, holistic, biblical vision of sex and gender issues that not only honors the ways of Jesus, but also offers a much-needed and helpful approach to thinking well about one of the most misunderstood and controversial topics of the day. . . . I believe this is going to be one of the most important books for the church to grapple with for years to come. It really is one of those books that every Christian should read."
–Brad Brisco, Missional Church Network, April 20, 2015
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