Book Launch: Moving Forward Together: Homosexuality and the Church of Ireland

Changing Attitude Ireland is launching a new book, “Moving Forward Together: Homosexuality and the Church of Ireland”,  in Belfast on Tuesday 7th February and in Dublin on Thursday 9th February.

The book, co–edited by Ginnie Kennerley and Richard O’Leary, includes short articles in straightforward language written by leading theologians and well known Church figures, as well as personal accounts from both lay and ordained gay or lesbian people. Among the contributors are Dr Nigel Biggar, Regius Professor of Moral & Pastoral Theology in Oxford, Dr Andrew Pierce from the Irish School of Ecumenics, the Bishop of Cashel & Ossory, Archdeacon Gordon Linney, and Dr Alan Acheson. You can download the table of contents and the foreword and preface.

The book will be launched in Belfast on 7 February at 4.45pm at the Good Bookshop, Donegall St (next to St Anne’s Cathedral) where the speaker will be Lady Brenda Sheil. The Dublin launch will be on 9 February at 6.15pm in the Trinity College Gallery Chapel, where the speaker will be Judge Catherine McGuinness.

It can be bought at the following locations.

    • The Good Book Shop (Donegall st, next to St Anne’s cathedral)
    • No Alibis bookshop (Botanic Avenue)
    • Eason bookshop
    • Some Church of Ireland cathedral book stalls
    from The Treasurer, Changing Attitude Ireland,.
    36 Seahill Road Holywood Co. Down BT18 0DJ Northern Ireland
    P&P £1 or €3 according to UK/ROI address
    Order Form

About Andrew McFarland Campbell

I'm Andrew. Belfast-born, Cambridge-educated, working in Ireland. Married to Michael (who is occasionally known as John). I earn my living by writing, mainly documentation, but I write fiction as well. My pronouns are he/him/his.

Posted on 3 February, 2012, in News. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Unlike the “closed door” conference in March, can anyone attend the book launch in Dublin?

    • Andrew McFarland Campbell

      As far as I know, the book launch in Dublin is open to everyone – the one in Belfast certainly was.

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