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 …

Theology and Sexuality

Theology and Sexuality Author(s):  Eugene F Rogers, Jr Publication date: 2001 Standpoint: 3 Neutral Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Church order and discipline, Homosexuality in the Bible, Liberation Theology, Marriage and relationships, Same-sex relationships, Scripture/tradition/reason, and Studies in Religion Especially suitable for: Academics and Theological educators This much-needed volume draws on a …

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 …

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.

Bible, Gender, Sexuality

Bible, Gender, Sexuality Author(s):  James V Brownson Publication date: 2013 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Church order and discipline, Homosexuality in the Bible, Same-sex relationships, and Scripture/tradition/reason Especially suitable for: Academics and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue This thought-provoking book by James Brownson develops a …

“For I Am Wonderfully Made”

“For I Am Wonderfully Made” Author(s):  Misha Cherniak Olga Gerassimenko Michael Brinkschröder Publication date: 2016 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Church order and discipline, and Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people Especially suitable for: Academics and Orthodox In the midst of the culture wars of …

Building a Bridge

Building a Bridge Author(s):  James Martin Publication date: 2017 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, and Theology Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, and Inclusive Christianity Especially suitable for: Catholics On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, …

An Acceptable Sacrifice?

An Acceptable Sacrifice? Author(s):  Duncan Dormor Jeremy N Morris Publication date: 2007 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Intersex people, Pastoral issues, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Anglicans, Church of England, and Those who are undecided about …

Anglican Communion in Crisis

Anglican Communion in Crisis Author(s):  Miranda K Hassett Publication date: 2009 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, History, and Theology Topic(s): African Christianity, Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Homosexuality in the Bible, and Politics Especially suitable for: Academics, Activists, and Anglicans The sign outside the conservative, …