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If Jesus were gay & other poems

Emanuel Xavier

If Jesus were gay & other poems

by Emanuel Xavier

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Published by Queer Mojo/Rebel Satori Press in Bar Harbor, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay men -- Poetry,
  • Homosexuality -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIf Jesus were gay and other poems
    StatementEmanuel Xavier.
    GenrePoetry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3574.A85 I45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24081222M
    ISBN 109781608640324
    LC Control Number2010008186
    OCLC/WorldCa529958099

    "There's actually much more in the Gospels about Jesus' affection for John," Martin, who is currently working on a book about Jesus of Nazareth, added. "In the so-called Gospel of Judas, there's only fragmentary stuff. There's really nothing that indicates that [Jesus was gay].   Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins Fighting Same-Sex Desire with the Surpassing Worth of Christ The good news of Jesus is that God saves heterosexual sinners and homosexual sinners who trust Jesus, by both fully accepting them in Christ, despite their sin, and helping them through his Spirit to resist sin and live pleasing to him.

    The book has come out at a particularly Because I wouldn’t say it’s uncommon for a gay poem to be Islamophobic or transphobic. Other than that, I guess if there were tried and tested. A silly comedy from Brazil about Jesus and his boyfriend coming home for Christmas, now on Netflix, has Christians in a whirl. As I write, a petition has been signed by nearly two million people.

    If Jesus came to our door, He would see a cross. Once inside He might wipe his sandals on our carpet. The carpet embrodery says, "God Bless This Home." In the entrance Jesus would see a bronze statue of Him. In the livingroom is another statue of Jesus hugging a child.   More than a prophet, more than a poet, more than a tradition man of his own times, my book of Jesus’ poems would differ from Barnstone’s in a couple of ways: Besides listening for the musicality found in most of the English translations, I would omit the poems taken from the Gnostic Gospels such as the Gospel of Thomas.


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Both sacred and profane, "If Jesus Were Gay and Other Poems" by Emanuel Xavier is a new book that expresses Christ in a refreshingly queer way. Xavier makes sweet poetry out of his experiences as a gay Latino whose painful past includes sexual abuse at age 3 and rejection by his Catholic mother for being gay at leading to homelessness 5/5(1).

Both sacred and profane, "If Jesus Were Gay and Other Poems" by Emanuel Xavier is a new book that expresses Christ in a refreshingly queer way. Xavier makes sweet poetry out of his experiences as a gay Latino whose painful past includes sexual abuse at age 3 and rejection by his Catholic mother for being gay at leading to homelessness 5/5.

Emanuel Xavier's If Jesus Were Gay & other poems pulls no punches and is brutally frank about his views on sexuality, politics, and religion. Yet as deeply personal as these poems are, they are universal enough to move any reader. Both sacred and profane, it is a compelling If Jesus were gay & other poems book confessional collection from a daring and ambitious voice in contemporary poetry/5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: If Jesus were gay and other poems: Responsibility: Emanuel Xavier. Both sacred and profane, “If Jesus Were Gay and Other Poems ” by Emanuel Xavier is a new book that expresses Christ in a refreshingly queer way. Xavier makes sweet poetry out of his experiences as a gay Latino whose painful past includes sexual abuse at age 3 and rejection by his Catholic mother for being gay at leading to homelessness, drug dealing, prostitution -- and at last to.

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Cultural > United States > Hispanic American # in Books > Literature & Fiction > Poetry > Themes & Styles Both sacred and profane, "If Jesus Were Gay and Other Poems" by Emanuel Xavier is a new book that expresses Christ in a refreshingly queer makes sweet poetry out of his experiences as a gay Latino whose painful past.

The American Library Association selected Xavier's poetry collections If Jesus Were Gay & other poems and Nefarious for their Over The Rainbow Books lists for and respectively. Bibliography Author. Christ Like, Rebel Satori Press, (original out-of-print edition was a Lambda Literary Award finalist).

The fictional poem The Love That Dares to Speak Its Name speculated what it would have been like if Jesus had had several sexual encounters with other men—including with Pontius Pilate, and a graphic description of Jesus' sexual encounter with a Roman soldier; Christian opposition to the poem's suggestions resulted in the Whitehouse v.

Xavier is the author of the poetry collections Radiance (), Nefarious (), Americano: Growing up Gay and Latino in the USA (), Pier Queen (), If Jesus Were Gay & other poems (), and the novel Christ Like (). The absence of a book jacket that never existed does not affect the value of the book, so for books printed before book jackets were invented this is a question that cannot be answered briefly.

The Hugo set likely has a value of less than $ and is not something we would handle at auction. When I started writing my new book, God and the Gay Christian, I was well aware that Christians who oppose same-sex marriage in the church have long.

Poems and quotes heard on the Sunday Sermon programs appear below, listed alphabetically by sermon title. Abraham Will Lead Us in Prayer "Tell God all that is in your heart, as one unloads one's heart, its pleasures and its pains, to a dear friend. The most astounding finding from the newly discovered lead codices is that Jesus Christ was unambiguously and openly gay.

He and his disciples formed a same-sex coterie, bound by. Jesus poems from famous poets and best jesus poems to feel good. Most beautiful jesus poems ever written. Read all poems for jesus. Jesus had the power to do anything that he wanted. If this man were a heterosexual male, the wrecker of everything scared he would have created a machine gun or the stock market.

But the son of God, Jesus of Nazareth, used his heavenly power to heal the sick and give vision to the blind. That disciple was John whom Jesus, the gospels affirm, loved in a special way.

All the other disciples had fled in fear. Three women but only one man had the courage to go with Jesus. Justin Lee, founder of the Gay Christian Network, describes growing up gay in the Southern Baptist Church in his book Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gay-vs-Christian Debates.

Moreover, in Jesus’ day, a boy or girl was considered of marriageable age upon reaching his or her early teens. It was not uncommon for boys and girls to marry at age 14 or (See note ) Nor was it uncommon for an older man to marry a young girl.

Fortunately civilization has advanced, but these were the norms in the culture of Jesus’ day. In The Poems of Jesus Christ Willis Barnstone unveils the essential poetry of the Gospels by taking the direct speech of Jesus from Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John, and lineating and titling Jesus’s words as individual poems.

Jesus’s poems are wisdom lyrics and narrative parables, rich with garden, animal, and nature imagery. Austere and. Jesus Was Gay poem by Steven Smedley. So then what if im weakSo what if I may squeakSqueak a peak at another angle.

Page.Only men were allowed to join Jesus' cosy little clique of disciples, and furthermore, they were expected to adopt a gay lifestyle as a condition of membership. Jesus said: "If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.".

The gay poem that broke blasphemy laws Publisher Gay News Limited was fined £1, They were represented by creator of Rumpole when the poem is re-published in other .