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Come Home!: Reclaiming Spirituality and Community As Gay Men and Lesbians Paperback – June, 1990

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: Harpercollins; 1st edition (June 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060631244
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060631246
  • Product Dimensions: 0.7 x 5.3 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,522,770 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Trudie Barreras VINE VOICE on July 2, 2011
Format: Paperback
It seems strange to call a book a "classic" when it was reissued in a revised edition only twelve years ago. Yet things are changing so rapidly in this new millennium that it is extremely difficult for me, now in my eighth decade of life, to keep up.

Although I read Glaser's first book, "Uncommon Calling", at a pivotal point in my own life, and have read his other writing with enthusiasm, this revisiting of "Come Home!" in the present context really deserves special note. I was led back to it as a result of participating in a workshop Chris recently conducted in Atlanta on Sexuality and Spirituality, and that in turn encouraged me to purchase and read his newest book, "The Final Deadline", which I recently reviewed for Amazon.

All of Glaser's writing is powerful and personal, but this particular volume is a genuine high point of contemporary theology. He references other writers whose works are a cherished part of my own spiritual journey, including Thomas Keating and Henri Nouwen, and recasts familiar parables such as "The Good Samaritan" and "The Prodigal" in contemporary terms very reminiscent of the beloved "Cotton Patch Gospel" by Clarence Jordan.

What is most cogent to me about this book, however, is it DOES remind me that although much has changed, much remains the same. Though we've come a long way in the past few decades in terms of opening up the dialogue on homosexuality, homophobia, and Christianity, and though many churches are indeed beginning to be more open and affirming, the challenge to reclaim the authentic voice of Christ within Christianity is by no means over. This is a book so rich in meaning and so powerful in love that it deserves revisiting over and over again. It is one that I intend to keep on the "active list" of my spiritual reading.
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