“Presbyterian, Gay and Scottish” – Changing Attitude Ireland Lecture
Changing Attitude Ireland is having a public lecture at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday 27th October 2012 in Central Hall, First (Non-Subscribing) Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast. The speaker is Rev. Blair Robertson from Affirmation Scotland.
The Revd Blair Robertson is a clergyman in the Church of Scotland. Educated at Edinburgh and Glasgow Universities and Princeton Theological Seminary, he is Head of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. He will reflect on the current debate on sexuality in his Church, and look ahead, with hope, to a more inclusive church. Speaking from his personal experience as a gay Christian he will give perspectives on how the Bible and theology is used in this often difficult debate in the Christian churches in Britain and Ireland.