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Sean Doherty - Author

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Books by Sean Doherty

Golden Daze

Golden Daze

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Golden Daze tells the story of Australian surfing one year at a time through the lives of our greatest surfers. The book takes a deep dive into a significant year of their surfing lives. Years when they won, years when they lost. Years where their surfing and their surfboards changed the game. Grommet years when the days never ended. Years where they surfed up the coast, down the coast and globetrotted into the great unknown. Years when both surfing and society changed. Years when they made high art, experienced spiritual awakenings or were just tubed out of their minds. Even years where they survived the embrace of a great white shark. Part journal, part biography, part surf culture memoir, in Golden Daze, world renowned surf writer and bestselling author Sean Doherty gives a fascinating insight into what makes Australian surfing tick. Surfing Australia's Hall of Fame recognises the nation's most influential and iconic surfers. Every year the current members of the Hall of Fame vote to induct a new surfer. You will find all of these surfers, from Peter Troy to Tyler Wright in Golden Daze.

The Only Way is Ethics: Life and Death

The Only Way is Ethics: Life and Death

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2016

Sean Doherty is Tutor in Ethics and Director of Studies at St Mellitus College and one of the founders of www.livingout.org. He is married to Gaby, with four children, and they are involved in ministry in an inner-city church plant in a housing estate in London. Sean is a member of the Grove Ethics group. You can follow him on Twitter @swdoherty.

The Only Way is Ethics: Quiltbag

The Only Way is Ethics: Quiltbag

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2015

Ever wonder how to handle the tough ethical issues we face? The Only Way Is Ethics is an accessible, practical series of guides designed to equip both new and mature Christians to think through important and current ethical issues in the light of the Bible and theology. It offers help to Christians facing these issues themselves and for ministers as they provide guidance. Each guide (also available separately in print or as an e-book) has a 'Go Deeper' section listing resources for further reference. Sean Doherty's new introduction to sexual ethics is firmly grounded in solid biblical scholarship and shows clearly and concisely not only what the Bible teaches about sexuality, marriage, singleness and divorce, but why this teaching makes sense in terms of the nature of God and his desire that men and women should flourish and find fulfilment. It is also firmly connected to the realities of the contemporary world and full of practical wisdom. This is an important and timely book that deserves to be widely read. Buy it and give it away to your friends! - Dr Martin Davie, Tutor in Doctrine, Wycliffe Hall, Oxford; author of A Guide to the Church of England. QUILTBAG: Jesus and sexuality sets out the biblical and theological basis for the Christian view that sex is for marriage only, and that marriage is the union of a woman and a man. Written from within Sean's own experience of same-sex orientation, this guide is accessible and personal.

The Only Way is Ethics: Living Out My Story

The Only Way is Ethics: Living Out My Story

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2015

Ever wonder how to handle the tough ethical issues we face? The Only Way Is Ethics is an accessible, practical series of guides designed to equip both new and mature Christians to think through important and current ethical issues in the light of the Bible and theology. It offers help to Christians facing these issues themselves and for ministers as they provide guidance. Each guide (also available separately in print or as an e-book) has a 'Go Deeper' section listing resources for further reference. Sean Doherty has provided us with a remarkable resource. It is remarkable, first, because it is deeply rooted in his own experience and reflection as someone who has experienced same-sex attraction. But it is also remarkable for the way it is fully engaged in contemporary research and discussion. Sean manages to connect and integrate his own experience with the best thinking in this area. Finally, Sean offers an account that is remarkably accessible and which will be of help to a wide range of people. It is one of the best resources out there. Revd Dr Ian Paul, theologian, author, and blogger at Psephizo.com In Living Out My Story , Sean tells us his own story of same-sex attraction which he uses to illuminate his discussion of homosexuality, same-sex marriage and the church. He shows how churches can provide a loving welcome and acceptance of gay people whilst being faithful to Jesus's teaching about sex.

The Only Way is Ethics: Sexual Singleness

The Only Way is Ethics: Sexual Singleness

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2015

Ever wonder how to handle the tough ethical issues we face? The Only Way Is Ethics is an accessible, practical series of guides designed to equip both new and mature Christians to think through important and current ethical issues in the light of the Bible and theology. It offers help to Christians facing these issues themselves and for ministers as they provide guidance. Each guide (also available separately in print or as an e-book) has a 'Go Deeper' section listing resources for further reference. Some people are great on experience, some great on the Bible and theology; here is a book that is great on both. Sean's own testimony shaped by the Lord's word and work in his life models what abundant life means. - The Right Revd Keith Sinclair, Bishop of Birkenhead Sexual Singleness explores why singleness is hard, yet can be deeply fulfilling - even better than marriage - and needs to be valued much more highly by the church. Drawing on his own experience and that of others, he offers practical suggestions for how churches can nurture and support single people.

The Only Way is Ethics: Sex and Marriage

The Only Way is Ethics: Sex and Marriage

Author: Sean Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2015

Ever wonder how to handle the tough ethical issues we face? Such as: Should I attend a same-sex wedding? If two people love each other, why shouldn't they express that love through sex? How can the church support single people seeking to live a godly life? Should divorcees remarry in church? These four accessible, practical guides on sex and marriage will equip both new and mature Christians to think through the issues in the light of the Bible and theology. They offer help to Christians facing these issues themselves and for ministers as they provide guidance. Each guide (also available separately in print or as an e-book) has a 'Go Deeper' section listing resources for further reference. Look out for the other guides on topics such as abortion, euthanasia, wealth and poverty. In a world of increasing ethical complexity this is an invaluable down-to-earth practical resource for Christians. Sean Doherty has produced a much-needed accessible introduction to a series of controversial subjects in which he confronts tough questions based on candour, common sense and personal experience. It will be widely welcomed. - Dr Don Horrocks, Head of Public Policy, Evangelical Alliance