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Sexual authenticity

Melinda Selmys

Sexual authenticity

an intimate reflection of homosexuality and Catholicism

by Melinda Selmys

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Our Sunday Visitor in Huntington, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selmys, Melinda,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines,
  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-239).

    StatementMelinda Selmys.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1795.H66 S45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23933440M
    ISBN 109781592764938
    LC Control Number2009921231
    OCLC/WorldCa456440675


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