Monday, September 29, 2008

Sexuality Statement Draft

The PLTS student body is holding a discussion about the ELCA's Social Statement on Human Sexuality draft on Tuesday, October 7, at 7:00pm at the Delaware apartments courtyard. To aid in this process, this post contains:

The link to the official ELCA Social Statement on Human Sexuality Draft (approx. 46 pages)

The link to the official executive committee's summary of the statement (approx. 3 pages)

My understanding of the Sexuality Statement Theology in a Nutshell (approx. 0.5 page)

My Key Phrases and Ideas of the Sexuality Statement (approx. 8.5 pages)

An open letter written by the PLTS student body to the ELCA in 2005 when this social statement was in the planning stages. (approx 1 page)

A response by Lutherans Concerned/North America (LC/NA --A Christian Ministry affirming God's love for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities), that does not dispute the theology of the statement, but responds line by line to the phrasing and application of the theology (approx. 10 pages)

My response which addresses the underlying theology of the statement (approx. 2 pages)

The online response form for the social statement which asks for comments section by section

Responses due by November 1

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