Queering Wesley, Queering the Church

Queering Wesley, Queering the Church Author(s):  Keegan Osinski Publication date: 2021 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Devotional writing, History, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Healing/growing into wholeness, Inclusive Christianity, Queer theology, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Clergy and Methodists Fifty years after Stonewall, the experiences of LGBTQ+ …

Witness

Witness Author(s):  Dann Hazel Publication date: 1999 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience and Memoir/autobiography Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Church order and discipline, Coming out, Healing/growing into wholeness, Journeys towards acceptance, and Pastoral issues Especially suitable for: Clergy and Therapists and pastors Based on interviews with gay and lesbian …

Their Own Receive Them Not

Their Own Receive Them Not Author(s):  Horace L Griffin Publication date: 2006 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, History, and Studies in Religion Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people and Journeys towards acceptance Especially suitable for: African-Americans and Clergy In Their Own Receive Them Not, Griffin provides …

Uncommon Calling

Uncommon Calling Author(s):  Chris Glaser Publication date: 1988 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, Healing/growing into wholeness, and Journeys towards acceptance Especially suitable for: Clergy Chris Glaser describes his personal journey of coming out …

Homosexuality and Religion

Homosexuality and Religion Author(s):  Richard L Hasbany Publication date: 2013 Standpoint: 0 Not yet classified Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, and Studies in Religion Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Same-sex relationships, and Studies in Religion Especially suitable for: Academics, Clergy, Therapists and pastors, and Those who are undecided about …

People of Passion

People of Passion Author(s):  Elizabeth Stuart Adrian Thatcher Publication date: 1997 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing, History, Studies in Religion, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Inclusive Christianity, Scripture/tradition/reason, and Studies in Religion Especially suitable for: Academics, Activists, Clergy, and Therapists and pastors …

Trans Affirming Churches

Trans Affirming Churches Author(s):  Christina Beardsley Chris Dowd Publication date: 2020 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Gender identity, Inclusive Christianity, Pastoral issues, Spirituality, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Clergy, People of non-binary or fluid gender, Therapists and …

Same-sex Unions

Same-sex Unions Author(s):  Paul Victor Marshall Publication date: 2004 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Liturgy/worship, and Memoir/autobiography Topic(s): Inclusive Christianity, Marriage and relationships, Pastoral issues, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Clergy and Therapists and pastors Same-Sex Unions, a contribution to the continuing debate on the church’s pastoral …

Singing for Our Lives

Singing for Our Lives Author(s):  Michael Séan Paterson Publication date: 1997 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, and Spirituality Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Healing/growing into wholeness, HIV and AIDS, Illness, Pastoral issues, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Clergy and Therapists and pastors Exploring God, …

Space for Grace

Space for Grace Author(s):  Giles Goddard Publication date: 2008 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Inclusive Christianity, Journeys towards acceptance, Pastoral issues, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Clergy Like so many others, the church of which Giles Goddard was …