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Affirming God's Image

Addressing the Transgender Question with Science and Scripture

J. Alan Branch

9781683592761
208 pages
Lexham Press
Overview
What is a knowledgeable, faithfully biblical response to transgenderism?

In Affirming God's Image, J. Alan Branch takes a fair, respectful, and factual tone in addressing this complex issue through a biblical lens. You'll learn:
  • Scientific research around the transgender experience
  • An Overview of the history of transgenderism
  • Important terminology surrounding gender issues
  • Why people pursue gender reassignment surgery, and what happens after
  • How to navigate conversations around this topic


The book ends with two practical chapters for families and churches, giving you guiding principles for how to address this issue in a loving, Christ--honoring way.

The first step to responding well to any situation is understanding it. Affirming God's Image equips you with the biblical, scientific, and practical knowledge you need for a wise response.
Author Bio
J. Alan Branch is professor of Christian ethics at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. He has also served as a pastor and a chaplain in the U.S. Army Reserves. He is the author of Born This Way? Homosexuality, Science, and the Scriptures.