The Man Jesus Loved

The Man Jesus Loved Author(s):  Theodore W Jennings Publication date: 2003 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Homosexuality in the Bible, Inclusive Christianity, Queer theology, Same-sex relationships, and Sex and sexuality in Ancient Rome Especially suitable for: Academics, Theological educators, and Those who are undecided about the …

The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement

The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Author(s):  Sean Gill Publication date: 1998 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): History Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, LGBT+ activism, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Activists Founded in 1976, the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM) used to be the largest and most prominent …

Bodies on the Verge

Bodies on the Verge Author(s):  Joseph A Marchal Publication date: 2019 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Homosexuality in the Bible, and Queer theology Especially suitable for: Academics Rather than focusing on the more common defensive responses to those expected proof-texts that supposedly address homosexuality, the essays …

The Queer God

The Queer God Author(s):  Marcella Althaus-Reid Publication date: 2004 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Liberation Theology, Queer theology, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Academics The Queer God introduces a new theology from the margins of sexual deviance and economic exclusion. Its chapters …

Where True Love Is

Where True Love Is Author(s):  Suzanne DeWitt Hall Publication date: 2017 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Devotional writing and Spirituality Topic(s): Biblical studies, Gender identity, Marriage and relationships, and Spirituality Where True Love Is offers a 90-day biblical exploration of God, Scripture, the law, gender, sexuality, marriage, and more. After reading it, you’ll …

Coming Out through Fire

Coming Out through Fire Author(s):  Leanne McCall Tigert Publication date: 2009 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): ‘Ex-gay’ movement/ministries, Accepting one’s sexuality, Coming out, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Healing/growing into wholeness, Journeys towards acceptance, and Pastoral issues Especially suitable for: People of …

119

119 Author(s):  Jaime Sommers Publication date: 2016 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, and Spirituality Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Journeys towards acceptance, and Pastoral issues Especially suitable for: Bisexuals and Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity 119: the …

Pleasure, Pain & Passion

Pleasure, Pain & Passion Author(s):  Jim Cotter Publication date: 1993 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Humour, Liturgy/worship, Poetry, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Ethics, Gender identity, Healing/growing into wholeness, Journeys towards acceptance, Marriage and relationships, Pastoral issues, and Spirituality Especially suitable …

Sexuality and the Black Church

Sexuality and the Black Church Author(s):  Kelly Brown Douglas Publication date: 1999 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Feminism/Womanism, and Gender identity Especially suitable for: Academics, Americans, and African-Americans This book tackles the “taboo” subject of sexuality that has long been avoided …

More Perfect Union

Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, analyses the arguments for and against the marriage of same-gender couples in the Church and concludes unequivocally that the Church of England should accept and celebrate equal marriage.