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Coming Out as Parents

David Switzer

Coming Out as Parents

David Switzer

$29.99

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101 Pages

- Publisher How do parents respond to the knowledge that their child is gay or lesbian? David Switzer, in a complete revision of his best-selling Parents of the Homosexual, helps parents understand their feelings and reactions to that knowledge and clarifies what it means to be homosexual. He explores recent scientific, social, and biblical information about homosexuality, emphasizes the need for reconciliation, and deals with common parental responses to a child's disclosure. He also provides a listing of additional resources for further assistance. This book is for parents of gay or lesbian children as well as for pastoral counselors and clergy engaged in family outreach. Children, too, can benefit as well, from understanding their parents' struggles with this issue.

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David Switzer helps parents understand their reaction to and feelings about discovering that their child is gay or lesbian. He explores recent research on homosexuality, emphasizes the need for reconciliation, and deals with common parental responses to the child's disclosure.



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101 Pages
- Publisher

How do parents respond to the knowledge that their child is gay or lesbian? David Switzer, in a complete revision of his best-selling Parents of the Homosexual, helps parents understand their feelings and reactions to that knowledge and clarifies what it means to be homosexual. He explores recent scientific, social, and biblical information about homosexuality, emphasizes the need for reconciliation, and deals with common parental responses to a child's disclosure. He also provides a listing of additional resources for further assistance. This book is for parents of gay or lesbian children as well as for pastoral counselors and clergy engaged in family outreach. Children, too, can benefit as well, from understanding their parents' struggles with this issue.
- Publisher

David Switzer helps parents understand their reaction to and feelings about discovering that their child is gay or lesbian. He explores recent research on homosexuality, emphasizes the need for reconciliation, and deals with common parental responses to the child's disclosure.


- Publisher

Meet the Author

David Switzer

Switzer is Emeritus Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 197073
  • Product Code 0664256368
  • EAN 9780664256364
  • Pages 101
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Oct 1996
  • Dimensions 223 x 140 x 7 mm
  • Weight 0.006kg

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