The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology by Mark D Jordan Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and History Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, and Ethics Especially suitable for: Academics and Catholics In this startling original work of historical detection, Mark D. Jordan explores …

The Intimate Connection

The Intimate Connection by James B Nelson Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Spirituality Topic(s): Ethics, Healing/growing into wholeness, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Academics, Gay men, and Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity In recent decades, men have begun to question seriously their traditionally held roles …

Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa

Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa by Adriaan van Klinken, Ezra Chitando Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, and Studies in Religion Topic(s): African Christianity and Queer theology Especially suitable for: Academics and Theological educators The authors show not only that African Christian traditions harbour strong …

The Ethics of Sex

The Ethics of Sex by Mark D Jordan Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, History, and Theology Topic(s): Ethics Especially suitable for: Academics The topic of sexual ethics and interest in sexuality in theology generally, has grown considerably in recent years. Mark Jordan has written a provocative and stimulating introduction to …

The Bible, the Church and Homosexuality

The Bible, the Church and Homosexuality by Nicholas Coulton Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Homosexuality in the Bible, Same-sex relationships, and Scripture/tradition/reason Especially suitable for: Theological educators and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue The Bible, the Church and Homosexuality is intended to reach …

Sex and the Single Savior

Sex and the Single Savior by Dale B Martin Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Equal marriage, Gender identity, Homosexuality in the Bible, Same-sex relationships, Sex and sexuality in Ancient Rome, and Translation issues Especially suitable for: Academics, Theological educators, …

Thinking Again About Marriage

Thinking Again About Marriage by John Bradbury, Susannah Cornwall (editors) Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Liturgy/worship, and Theology Topic(s): Equal marriage, Marriage and relationships, and Queer theology Especially suitable for: Academics What is involved in the practice of thinking theologically about marriage? Key writers and thinkers …

Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Marriage

Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Marriage by Clare Herbert Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Ethics, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Equal marriage, Ethics, Inclusive Christianity, Liberation Theology, Marriage and relationships, Queer theology, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Theological educators, Clergy, and Therapists and pastors A …

Covenant and Calling

Covenant and Calling by Robert Song Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Marriage and relationships, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Academics and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue No other issue in recent times has proved as potentially divisive for the churches as …

Just Love

Just Love by Margaret A Farley Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing and Ethics Topic(s): Ethics and Marriage and relationships Especially suitable for: Academics, Catholics, and Therapists and pastors An excellent work by a leading Roman Catholic feminist and ethicist, written with flair, clarity, and absence of jargon. The many changing circumstances surrounding sexuality …