Book List, Complete (UK)

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Aldrich Robert Colonialism and Homosexuality Routledge, 2002 Alexander, Marilyn Bennett, and James Preston. We Were Baptized Too: Claiming God’s Grace for Lesbians and Gays (Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press). Alison, James: Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay (Darton Longman Todd, 2001) 239 pages* Alison, James: On Being Liked (Darton Longman Todd, 2003) 168 pages* Alison, James:  Undergoing God: Dispatches from the Scene of a Break-in (Darton Longman Todd, 2005)* Alison, James: Broken Hearts New Creations: Intimations of a Great Reversal (Darton Longman Todd)* Althaus – Reid, Marcella: Liberation Theology and Sexuality (Reclaiming Liberation Theology) ( Ashgate Publishing Limited) Althaus – Reid, Marcella: Indecent Theology (Routledge) Althaus – Reid, Marcella: The Queer God (God the Homosexual) (Routledge) Althaus-Reid, Marcella From Feminist Theology to Indecent Theology SCM 2004 Althaus-Reid, Marcella and Isherwood, Lisa The Sexual TheologianA Primer in Radical Sex and Queer Theology T&T Clark, 2005 Althaus-Reid, Marcella  Controversies in Body Theology (Controversies in Contextual Theology)  Althaus-Reid, Marcella, and Lisa Isherwood (eds). 2009. Trans/Formations (Controversies in Contextual Theology) London: SCM Press. (Review by Sarah Jane Jones)*


Beattie, TinaThe New Catholic Feminisim Theology, Gender Theory and Dialogue  (Review by Grahan Ward) Beattie, TinaGod’s Mother, Eve’s Advocate: a gynocentric refiguration of Marian symbolism in engagement with Luce Irigaray, CCSRG Monograph Series 3, Dept of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Bristol, 1999. Beattie, TinaRediscovering Mary: Insights from the Gospels Burns & Oates, 1995. Beattie, TinaEve’s Pilgrimage: a Woman’s Quest for the City of God. Burns & Oates/Continuum 2002 Beattie, Tina The Last Supper According to Martha and Mary Continuum/ Burns & Oates 2001 Beattie Jung, Patricia (ed): Sexual Diversity and Catholicism: Toward the Development of Moral Theology  (The Liturgical Press, 2002) Bohache, Thomas: Christology from the Margins (SCM Press, 2009)* Boisvert, Donald: Sanctity And Male Desire: A Gay Reading Of Saints Boisvert, Donald: Out on Holy Ground: Meditations on Gay Men’s Spirituality (Pilgrim Press, 2001) 148 pages Boisvert, Donald L., and Jay Emerson Johnson: Queer Religion (Praeger). Boswell, John: Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the 14th Century  (University of Chicago Press, 1980) 424 pages Boswell, John: Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (Harper-Collins, 1994) 412 pages Bouhdiba, AbdelwahabSexuality in Islam, Saqi Books, 1998. Bouldrey, Brian. Wrestling with the Angel: Faith and Religion in the Lives of Gay Men(Riverhead Books) Brawley, Robert (ed), Biblical Ethics and Homosexuality: Listening to Scripture, John Knox Press, 1996. Browne, Kath:  Queer Spiritual Spaces Burrus, Virginia: Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography U of Pennsylvania 200


Carden, Michael. Sodomy: A History of a Christian Biblical Myth  (Bibleworld) (Equinox) Chellew-Hodge, Candace: Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians 192 pages Cheng, Patrick S. Radical Love: An Introduction to Queer Theology (Seabury Books) Cherry, Kittredge: Jesus in Love Cherry, Kittredge:  Art That Dares: Gay Jesus, Woman Christ, and More (AndroGyne Press, 2007) 100 pages Cherry, Kittredge, and Zalmon O. SherwoodEqual Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies and Celebrations(Westminster/John Knox Press). Clark, J. Michael: A Defiant Celebration: Theological Ethics and Gay Sexuality (Tangelwüld Press). Clark, J. Michael: Defying the Darkness: Gay Theology in the Shadows (Resource Publications) Clark, J. Michael. Beyond Our Ghettos: Gay Theology in Ecological Perspective (Pilgrim Press) Clark, J. Michael. A Place to Start: Toward and Unapologetic Gay Liberation Theology (Monument Press) Cleaver, Richard:  Know My Name: Gay Liberation Theology (Westminster John Knox Press, 1995) 161 pages Coleman, Gerald: Homosexuality: Catholic Teaching and Pastoral Practice (Paulist Press, 1995) 207 pages Collins, Raymond F: Sexual Ethics and the New Testament: Behaviour and Belie  (Crossroads, 2000 ) Comstock, Gary David, & Henking, Susan EQue(e)rying Religious Studies: A Critical Anthology (Continuum, 1999) 552 pages  Comstock, Gary David: Unrepentant, Self-affirming, Practicing: Lesbian/Bisexual/Gay People within Organised Religion Comstock, Gary David: Gay Theology Without Apology Comstock, Gary David: Whosever Church: Welcoming Gays and Lesbians Into African American Congregations Gary D Comstock: The Work of a Gay College Chaplain: Becoming Ourselves in the Company of Others Cornwall, Susannah. Controversies in Queer Theology  (SCM) Cornwall, Susannah: Sex and Uncertainty in the Body of Christ: Intersex Conditions and Christian Theology Cotter, Jim: Pleasure, Pain and Passion: Some Perspectives on Sexuality and Spirituality (Cairns Publications, 1988)1993 Coulton, Nicholas, (ed) The Bible, the Church and Homosexuality(Darton Longman Todd, 2005) Countryman, L.WilliamDirt, Greed, and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and Their Implications for Today (Fortress Press 2007 (revised edition) 290 pages) Countryman, William and Ritter, Kathleen:  Gifted by Otherness: Gay and Lesbian Christians in the Church Curoe, Carol: Are There Closets in Heaven?; A Catholic Father and Lesbian Daughter Share their Story Crompton, LouisHomosexuality and Civilization


De La Torre, Miguel A. (ed)Out of the Shadows, into the Light: Christianity and Homosexuality (Chalice Press) Drinkwater, Gregg, Joshua Lesser, and David Shneer. Torah Queeries Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible (New York University Press) Duffy, EamonnSaints and Sinners: A History of the Popes  Duncan, Geoffrey: Courage to Love: Liturgies for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community (Pilgrim Press) Dzmura, Noach: Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community (North Atlantic Books)


Edwards, George R. Gay/Lesbian Liberation: A Biblical Perspective (Pilgrim Press). Ellison, Marvin Mahan, and Kelly Brown Douglas, editors. Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection 2nd ed. (Westminster John Knox Press)


Farley, Margaret: Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics Fletcher,  Lynne YThe First Gay Pope and Other Records Ford, Michael:  Disclosures: Conversations Gay and Spiritual (Darton Longman Todd, 2004, 216 pages) Fortunato, John E. Embracing the Exile: Healing Journeys of Gay Christians (Harper & Row) G Gearhart, Sally Miller, and William Reagan Johnson. Loving women/loving men;: Gay liberation and the church (Glide Publications) Gentilini, Joseph:  Hounded by God: A Gay Man’s Journey to Self-Acceptance, Love, and Relationship Glaser, Chris: As My Own Soul: The Blessing of Same-Gender Marriage (Seabury Books) Glaser, Chris: Coming Out to God: Prayers for Lesbians and Gay Men, Their Families and Friends (John Knox Press, 1991) 168 pages Glaser, Chris:  Coming Out as Sacrament Glaser, Chris:  Come Home: Reclaiming Spirituality and Community As Gay Men and Lesbians (Chi Rho Press). Glaser, Chris:  The Word Is Out: Daily Reflections on the Bible for Lesbians and Gay Men Glaser, Chris: Uncommon Calling: Gay Christian’s Struggle to Serve the Church Godfrey, Donal: Gays and Grays: The Story of the Gay Community at Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish (Lexington Books, 2007, 195 pages) Goss, Robert: Jesus Acted Up: A Gay and Lesbian Manifesto (Harper & Row, 1993) 240 pages Goss, Robert: Queering Christ: Beyond Jesus Acted Up Goss, Robert: Take Back the Word – A Queer Reading of the Bible Gramick, Jeannine & Furey, Pat (eds): The Vatican and Homosexuality : Reactions to the Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the pastoral care of Homosexual Persons  Crossroad, 1988 Gramick, Jeannine & Nugent, Robert: Building Bridges: Gay and Lesbian Reality and the Catholic Church  Twenty Third Publications, 1992 Gramick, Jeannine: Voices of Hope: A Collection of Positive Catholic Writings on Gay & Lesbian Issues Centre for Homophobia Education, 1995 Guest, Deryn, Mona West, Robert E. Goss, and Thomas Bohache, (eds). The Queer Bible Commentary . London: SCM.


Haldeman, S. “A Queer Fidelity: Reinventing Christian Marriage.” Theology and Sexuality 13.2: 137–52. Hanigan, James: Homosexuality: Test Case for Christian Sexual Ethics  (Theological Inquiries) (Paulist Press, 1988) Hanks, Tom: The Subversive Gospel: A New Testament Commentary of Liberation (Pilgrim Press) Hanvey, John Michael: Prayed Out: God in Dark Places Hasbany, Richard: Homosexuality and Religion (Haworth Press, 1990) 231 pages Heacock, Anthony:  Jonathan Loved David: Manly Love in the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Sex (Sheffield Phoenix Press) Helminiak,Daniel: What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality (Alamo Square Press, 1994 ) 149 pages Helminiak,Daniel:  Sex and the Sacred: Gay Identity and Spiritual Growth (Harrington Park Press, 2006) 235 pages Henson, JohnThe Gay Disciple: Jesus’ Friend Tells It His Own Way (O Books, 2007) Heyward, Carter:  Speaking of Christ: A Lesbian Feminist Voice Edited by Ellen C. Davis. (Pilgrim Press) Heyward, Carter:    Saving Jesus From Those Who Are Right Heyward, Carter:   Touching Our Strength: The Erotic as Power and the Love of God Horner, Tom: Jonathan Loved David: Homosexuality in Biblical Times Hubble, Christopher: Lord Given Lovers:the Holy Union of David & Jonathan (Hubble Books, 2003). Hunt, Mary: Fierce Tenderness: Feminist Theology of Friendship (Crossroad, 1991)


Isherwood, Lisa & Stuart, Elisabeth Introducing Body Theology (Sheffield academic Press, 1998) Isherwood, Lisa, and Mark D. Jordan, editors. Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots: Essays in Honour of Marcella Althaus-Reid (SCM Press) Isherwood, Lisa, and Marcella Althaus-Reid. Trans/Formations  (SCM Press) Isherwood, Lisa: The Power of Erotic Celibacy: Queering Heterosexuality  (T & T Clark) Isherwood, LisaThe Sexual Theologian: A Primer in Radical Sex and Queer Theology


Jennings, Theodore W. Jacob’s Wound: Homoerotic Narrative in the Literature of Ancient Israel (Continuum) Jennings, Theodore W. Plato or Paul?: The Origins of Western Homophobia Jennings, Theodore W. The Man Jesus Loved (Pilgrim Press) Jennings, Theodore W. Transforming Atonement: A Political Theology of the Cross Jonson, Toby: Gay Perspective: Things Our Homosexuality Tells Us About the Nature of God and the Universe Jonson, Toby: Gay Spirituality: The Role of Gay Identity in the Transformation of Human Consciousness (White Crane ) Jordan, Mark: The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology  (University of Chicago Press, 1997) Jordan, Mark:  The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism (University of Chicago Press, 2000) Jordan, Mark:  Blessing Same-sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage(Univ of Chicago Press) Jordan, Mark: Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk About Homosexuality . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Jordan, Mark D., Meghan T. Sweeney, and David M. Mellott, editors.Authorizing Marriage?: Canon, Tradition, and Critique in the Blessing of Same-Sex Unions Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Jordan, Mark D: Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian Speech


Kamitsuka, Margaret D: The Embrace of Eros: Bodies, Desires, and Sexuality in Christianityy Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press. Karslake, Daniel, Helen Mendoza, and Nancy Kennedy. For The Bible Tells Me So [DVD]  New York: First Run Features. (film) Keenan, James(ed): Catholic Ethicists on HIV/AIDS Prevention (Continuum, 2000) Keenan, James:  History of Catholic Moral Theology in the Twentieth Century: From Confessing Sins to Liberating Consciences Kelly, Kevin: New Directions in Sexual Ethics: Moral Theology and the Challenge of AIDS (Geoffrey Chapman, 1998) Kelly, Kevin: From a Parish Base: Essays in Moral and Pastoral Theology (DLT, 1999) Kelly, Michael B:  Seduced by Grace: Contemporary spirituality, Gay experience and Christian faith Knust, Jennifer Wright. Unprotected Texts: The Bible’s Surprising Contradictions about Sex and DesireNew York: HarperOne. Kuefler, Mathew (ed.) The Boswell Thesis: Essays on Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality ‘ University of Chicago Press, 2006  Kundtz, David, and Bernard Sloan Schlager: Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care (Pilgrim Press)


L’Empereur, James Spiritual Direction & The Gay Person (Geoffrey Chapman, 1998) Lamp, Walter: Biblical Sex, What the Bible Says and Doesn’t Say About Sex and Marriage Lings, K. Renato: Love Lost in Translation: Homosexuality and the Bible Lopata, Mary Ellen:  Fortunate Families: Catholic families with lesbian daughters and gay sons (Trafford Publishin, 2006) 180 pages Loughlin, Gerard, (ed). Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body.  Malden, Mass: Blackwell Pub Lynch, Father Bernard Lynch, Bernard: A Priest on Trial Bloomsbury, 1993 Lynch, Bernard: If it Wasn’t Love: Sex, Death and God


Macourt, Malcolm. Towards a Theology of Gay Liberation. London: SCM. Macwilliam, Stuart. Queer Theory and the Prophetic Marriage Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible (BibleWorld) . Sheffield, U.K.: Equinox. Marshall, Paul Victor. Same-Sex Unions: Stories and Rites Church Pub. Martin, Dale B. Sex and the Single Saviour: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press. McGinley, Dugan: Acts of Faith, Acts of Love: Gay Catholic Autobiographies as Sacred Texts (Continuum, 2004) McNaught, Brian: On Being Gay: Thoughts on Family, Faith, and Love (St Martin’s Press, 1988) McNaught, Brian: “Sex Camp” McNeill, John: The Church and the Homosexual(new ed) Beacon Press, 1996 McNeill, John: Freedom Glorious Freedom: The Spiritual Journey to the Fullness of Life for Gays, Lesbians, and Everybody Else (Beacon Press, 1995) McNeill, John: Both Feet Firmly Planted in Midair: My Spiritual Journey McNeill, John: Taking a Chance on God: Liberating Theology for Gays, Lesbians and Their Lovers, Families and Friends Beacon Press, 1988, 1996 McNeill, John: Sex As God Intended  Lethe Press, 2008  Michaelson, Jay. God vs. Gay?: The Religious Case for EqualityBeacon Press. Miner, Jeff, and John Tyler Connoley. The Children Are Free: Reexamining the Biblical Evidence on Same-Sex Relationships (LifeJourney Press) Mollenknott, Virginia Ramey  Omnigender: A Trans-Religious Approach Monette, Maurice: Confessions of a Gay Married Priest: A Spiritual Journey Moore, Gareth OP:  The Body in Context: Sex and Catholicism (Continuum Books, 2001) Moore, Gareth OP: A Question of Truth : Christianity & Homosexuality (Continuum Books, 2003) (Scripture, Theology, Sexuality) Moore, Stephen D.  God’s Beauty Parlor: And Other Queer Spaces in and Around the Bible  Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.


Naphy, William G: Born to Be Gay: A History of Homosexuality  Nelson, James B:  Crossing Over: Liberating the Transgendered Christian Pilgrim Press. Nelson, James B., and Sandra P. Longfellow, editors. Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection Nissenen, Marti Homoeroticism in the Biblical World: An Historical Perspective Noort, Edward, and Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar. Sodom’s Sin: Genesis 18-19 and Its Interpretations  Brill. Nyland, Ann. Study New Testament For Lesbians, Gays, Bi, And Transgender (Smith and Stirling).


O’Brien, Glen: Praying from the Margins: Biblical Reflections of a Gay Man (The Columbia Press, Dublin. 2001) O’Neill, Craig, and Kathleen Ritter. Coming Out within: Stages of Spiritual Awakening for Lesbians and Gay Men San Francisco, CA: Harper SanFrancisco. O’Neill, Dennis Passionate Holiness: Marginalized Christian Devotions for Distinctive Peoples


Patterson, Linda J. Hate Thy Neighbor: How the Bible is Misused to Condemn Homosexuality Peddicord, Richard: Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Question–Sexual Ethics or Social Justice? (Sheed & Ward, 1996) Perry, Troy, with Charles L. Lucas. The Lord Is My Shepherd and He Knows I’m Gay: The Autobiography of the Reverend Troy D. Perry Nash Publishing. Pomfrett, Scott:  Since My Last Confession: A Gay Catholic Memoir (Arcade Publishing, 2008)   Q Quattrocchi, Angelo:  The Pope is Not Gay!   R Ramer, Andrew. Queering the Text: Biblical, Medieval, and Modern Jewish Stories. Lethe Press. Ramer, Andrew: Gay Soul: Finding the heart of gay spirit and nature Ramer, Andrew: Two Flutes Playing: A Spiritual Journeybook for Gay Men (White Crane ) Robinson, Geoffrey: Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church: Reclaiming the Spirit of Jesus (The Columba Press, 2007) Rogers, Eugene F. Sexuality and the Christian Body: Their Way into the Triune God. Oxford: Blackwell. Rogers, Jack Bartlett. Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press. Rudy, KathySex and the Church: Gender, Homosexuality and the Transformation of Christian Ethics S Scanzoni, Letha, and Virginia R. Mollenkott. Is the Homosexual My Neighbor?? Revised and Updated: Positive Christian Response, A (Updated and revised in 1994.) Schinnick, Maurice: This Remarkable Gift: Being Gay and Catholic (Allen & Unwin, 1998) Scroggs, Robin: The New Testament and Homosexuality (Augsburg Fortress, 1984) Sharpe, Keith. The Gay Gospels: Good News for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People O-Books. Shelton,David W.  The Rainbow Kingdom: Christianity & The Homosexual Reconciled: Christianity & the Homosexual Reconciled   Siker, Jeffrey L: Homosexuality and Religion: An Encyclopedia Smith, Richard: AIDS, Gays, And the American Catholic Church The Pilgrim Press, 1994 Sphero, M.W. The Gay Faith: Christ, Scripture, and Sexuality Herms Press. Spong, John Shelby. Living in Sin?: A Bishop Rethinks Human Sexuality Harper & Row. Stevenson, Thomas B:  Sons of the Church: The Witnessing of Gay Catholic Men Stone, Ken, editor. Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible (Library Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies) Pilgrim Press. Stone, Ken: Practicing Safer Texts: Food, Sex, and Bible in Queer Perspective   T & T Clark International. Stone, Ken. Sex, Honor and Power in the Deuteronomistic History JSOT Press. Storey, WilliamA Book of Prayer: for Gay and Lesbian Christians (Crossroads, 2002 ) Stuart, Elisabeth: Daring to Speak Love’s Name: Celebration of Friendship Hamish Hamilton, 1992 Stuart, Elisabeth: Just Good Friends: Towards a Lesbian and Gay Theology of Relationships (Mowbray, 1995) Stuart, Elisabeth: Christian Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender (Gracewing, 1995 ) Stuart, Elisabeth: People of Passion: What the Churches Teach About Sex [Co-authored with Thatcher, Adrian] (Mowbray, 1997) Stuart, Elisabeth: Religion is a Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered People (Cassell, 1997) Stuart, Elisabeth: Gay and Lesbian Theologies: Repetitions and Critical Difference Sullivan, Andrew: Virtually Normal: An Argument About Homosexuality (Picador, 1995) Sullivan, Andrew: Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival(Chatto & Windus, 1998) Sullivan, Andrew: Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con 


Tanis, Justin Edward.  Trans-Gendered: Theology, Ministry, and Communities of Faith . Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press. Tigert, Leanne McCall, and Maren C. Tirabassi.  All Whom God Has Joined: Resources for Clergy and Same-Gender Loving Couples  Pilgrim Press. Tigert, Leanne McCall, and Maren C. Tirabassi. Transgendering Faith: Identity, Sexuality, and Spirituality  Pilgrim Press.


Vasey, MStrangers and Friends: New Exploration of Homosexuality and the Bible Via, Dan Otto, and Robert A. J. Gagnon. Homosexuality and the Bible: Two Views Fortress Press.


White, Mel. Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America New York: Plume. Wilson, Nancy L. Our Tribe: Queer Folks, God, Jesus, and the Bible (Updated and revised in 2000.) Wink, Walter, editor. Homosexuality and Christian Faith: Questions of Conscience for Churches Augsburg Fortress. Woods, Richard: Another Kind of Love: Homosexuality and Spirituality  (St Thomas More Press, 1988)   (Page updated July 2012)

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