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Paul Johnson papers on Christianity and gays

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2014-062

Scope and Content

Fliers, pamphlets, and press releases on the topic of Christianity and gays, along with limited correspondence from author and Pastor Paul R. Johnson.

Dates

  • 1971-1995

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Fliers, pamphlets, and press releases on the topic of Christianity and gays, along with limited correspondence from author and Pastor Paul R. Johnson. Johnson was the author of numerous pamphlets and books while serving as a pastor in Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, and Washington, before settling in Southern California.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Paul R. Johnson, undated correspondence.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Michael C. Oliveira, September 2014.

Title
Finding Aid to the Paul Johnson Papers on Christianity and Gays
Status
Completed
Author
Michael C. Oliveira
Date
(c) 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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