Johnson, Paul Papers on Christianity and Gays
Span Dates: 1971-1995
Volume: .1 linear foot (1 folder)
Fliers, pamphlets, and press releases on the topic of Christianity and gays, along with limited correspondence from author and Pastor Paul R. Johnson.
Paul Robert Johnson, author of numerous pamphlets and self-published books, has served as a pastor in churches in Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, and Washington. After relocating to Southern California he served on the Board of Directors of H.E.L.P., Incorporated and as the Information Director at the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center. He served as Director of Information at the Orange County Center and was on the staff of Drummer and Vector Magazine. His articles appeared in The Advocate, The Forum, Newswest, The Sun, and other newspapers and magazines. In 1991 Johnson began his service on the board of Evangelists Together. He also served as the chairperson of the Board of Gabians, director of the Fidelity Speakers Program, and debated Greg Branson on the Crawford Christian Radio Network.
Johnson taught classes, authored, and self-published books on the topic of Christianity and gays including The Gay and the Bible, Homosex Pro and Con, Gays and the Bible, Gays and the New Right, New Standard Bible, New Standard Bible, Ancient Answers to Modern Gay Problems, Homosexuality and the Biblical Text, and The Song of Songs.
An online finding aid is available
This collection is held at ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
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