The Marriage of Likeness

The Marriage of Likeness Author(s):  John Boswell Publication date: 1996 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, History, Polemic, and Studies in Religion Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Same-sex relationships, and Studies in Religion Especially suitable for: Academics and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue In this book, John Boswell proves …

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 …

UnClobber

UnClobber Author(s):  Colby Martin Publication date: 2016 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography and Theology Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Biblical studies, Coming out, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Homosexuality in the Bible, Inclusive Christianity, Same-sex relationships, Scripture/tradition/reason, Sex and sexuality in Ancient Rome, and Translation issues Especially suitable for: Evangelicals In …

Love Lost in Translation

Love Lost in Translation Author(s):  K Renato Lings Publication date: 2013 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Homosexuality in the Bible, and Translation issues Especially suitable for: Academics Love Lost in Translation systematically examines the biblical stories and passages that are generally assumed to deal with, or …

From Sin to Amazing Grace

From Sin to Amazing Grace Author(s):  Patrick S Cheng Publication date: 2012 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Inclusive Christianity, Liberation Theology, and Queer theology Especially suitable for: Academics In From Sin to Amazing Grace, Cheng argues that people need to be liberated from the traditional thinking about sin …

A Church at War

A Church at War Author(s):  Stephen Bates Publication date: 2004 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): History and Studies in Religion Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people and LGBT+ activism Especially suitable for: Activists, Anglicans, and Church of England A brilliant exposé of how a small cabal of conservative Evangelicals, a minority …

The Cross in the Closet

The Cross in the Closet Author(s):  Timothy Kurek Publication date: 2012 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography Topic(s): Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people Especially suitable for: Evangelicals Distraught about the lack of empathy for LGBT persons in his conservative religious upbringing, the author posed as a gay man in order to …

The Queer Bible Commentary

The Queer Bible Commentary Author(s):  Deryn Guest Publication date: 2015 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Homosexuality in the Bible, Queer theology, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Academics The Queer Bible Commentary brings together the work of several scholars and pastors known for their interest in …

Radical Love

Radical Love Author(s):  Patrick S Cheng Publication date: 2011 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Liberation Theology and Queer theology Especially suitable for: Academics As Patrick Cheng insightfully argues, Jesus Christ can be understood by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as the embodiment of a love so extreme …

A New Kind of Christianity

A New Kind of Christianity Author(s):  Brian D McLaren Publication date: 2010 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Inclusive Christianity Especially suitable for: Enquirers about Christianity Groundbreaking author Brian McLaren, voice of the Christian emergent movement and author of the ‘New Kind of Christian’ series, …