ERIC Number: EJ833629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Reference Count: 8
Facilitating Dialogue on Religion and Sexuality Using a Descriptive Approach
McCarty, Richard W.
New Directions for Student Services, n125 p39-46 Spr 2009
Dialogue on religion and sexuality is difficult because these topics consist of deeply seated concepts of self, as well as one's relationship to other selves in the world. This chapter offers practical steps for creating and navigating difficult dialogues with respect to sexuality and religion. It suggests that partnership with departments, programs, and scholars of religious studies may prove helpful for student affairs professionals.
Descriptors: Religion Studies, Religion, Sexuality, Student Personnel Workers, Student Personnel Services, Self Concept, Dialogs (Language), Cooperation, Departments, College Faculty, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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