Outspoken

Outspoken Author(s):  Liz Lightfoot Publication date: 2011 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience and Memoir/autobiography Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Coming out, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Journeys towards acceptance, and Pastoral issues Especially suitable for: Anglicans and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue Outspoken presents …

Just Love

Just Love Author(s):  Jayne Ozanne Publication date: 2018 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography and Spirituality Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Coming out, Inclusive Christianity, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Church of England, Evangelicals, and Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity Just Love is the autobiography of Jayne Ozanne, a …

Strangers and Friends

Strangers and Friends Author(s):  Michael Vasey Publication date: 1995 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Homosexuality in the Bible, Same-sex relationships, and Scripture/tradition/reason Especially suitable for: Church of England and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue An exploration of the …

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.

Permanent, Faithful, Stable

Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the theology of same-sex relationships in a Christian context. Dr Jeffrey John is Dean of St Albans.

Reasonable and Holy

Reasonable and Holy presents a calm, reasoned argument for why same-sexuality is part of God’s creation and takes nothing away from opposite-sex couples and institutions. It shows how the marriage of same-sex couples fits well within the Christian understanding of marriage when examined in the light of Scripture, tradition and reason.

This Far by Grace

This Far by Grace Author(s):  J Neil Alexander Publication date: 2003 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Ethics, Inclusive Christianity, Pastoral issues, Same-sex relationships, and Scripture/tradition/reason Especially suitable for: Anglicans In this thoughtful and timely book, Bishop Alexander explores his journey through the theological, scriptural, and pastoral aspects …