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Gay theology without apology by Gary David Comstock

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Published by Pilgrim Press in Cleveland, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Gays -- Religious life

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-174) and index.

StatementGary David Comstock.
LC ClassificationsBR115.H6 C673 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 183 p. ;
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1737482M
ISBN 100829809449
LC Control Number92042621

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