The Right True End of Love

The Right True End of Love Author(s):  Stephen Ross White Publication date: 2005 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Theology Topic(s): Ethics, Same-sex relationships, and Scripture/tradition/reason Especially suitable for: Academics, Theological educators, and Therapists and pastors In this thoughtful and provocative book, Stephen White begins with the premise that the church is …

Body Theology

Body Theology Author(s):  James B Nelson Publication date: 1992 Standpoint: 0 Not yet classified Genre(s): Academic writing, Sermons, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Ethics, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Academics Nelson offers a thoroughly incarnational – and therefore thoroughly Christian – theology that takes body and sexuality seriously. He addresses body and sexuality as …

Sex and the Church

Sex and the Church Author(s):  Kathy Rudy Publication date: 1997 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Ethics, Gender identity, Politics, Queer theology, and Same-sex relationships Especially suitable for: Academics, Activists, and Americans Why has the Right’s anti-gay agenda been so successful in galvanizing a broad spectrum of US Christians …

Dirt, Greed and Sex

Dirt, Greed and Sex Author(s):  L William Countryman Publication date: 2001 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies and Ethics Especially suitable for: Academics and Those who are undecided about the homosexuality issue This 2001 revised edition of the landmark 1988 text includes updated text and notes …

Just Love

Just Love Author(s):  Margaret A Farley Publication date: 2006 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 …

Face to Face

Face to Face Author(s):  Jeffrey Heskins Publication date: 2006 Standpoint: 0 Not yet classified Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, and Spirituality Topic(s): Ethics, Marriage and relationships, Same-sex relationships, and Spirituality Especially suitable for: Anglicans, Church of England, and Clergy This book addresses the issues discussed at the Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops and …

Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Marriage

Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Marriage Author(s):  Clare Herbert Publication date: 2020 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 …

Faithful Conversation

Faithful Conversation Author(s):  James M Childs Publication date: 2003 Standpoint: 0 Not yet classified Genre(s): Academic writing and Theology Topic(s): Biblical studies, Church order and discipline, Ethics, Homosexuality in the Bible, and Sex and sexuality in Ancient Rome Especially suitable for: Academics Bitter battles over the churches’ stance toward its gay and lesbian members have …

The Ethics of Sex

The Ethics of Sex Author(s):  Mark D Jordan Publication date: 2001 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 …

Gay and Lesbian Rights

Gay and Lesbian Rights Author(s):  Richard Peddicord Publication date: 1996 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, and Theology Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, and Ethics Especially suitable for: Academics, Activists, and Catholics This book is unique in setting the question of homosexuality in its historical, legal, …