Book List (Complete)

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 and New Creations: Intimations of a Great Reversal (Darton Longman Todd)

Althaus – Reid, Marcella: Liberation Theology and Sexuality (SCM Reclaiming Liberation Theology Series). ( Ashgate Publishing Limited)

Althaus – Reid, Marcella: Indecent Theology: Theological Perversions in Sex, Gender and Politics. (Routledge)

Althaus – Reid, Marcella: The Queer God (Routledge)

Bailey, Canon Derrick Sherwin: Homosexuality and the Western Christian Tradition (1955)

Bakker, JayFall to Grace: A Revolution of God, Self & Society

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 [2 volumes] (Praeger).

Boswell, John: Christianity, Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century  (University of Chicago Press, 1980) 424 pages

Boswell, John: Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe (Harper-Collins, 1994) 412 pages

Bouldrey, Brian. Wrestling with the Angel: Faith and Religion in the Lives of Gay Men (Riverhead Books)

Carden, Michael. Sodomy: The 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. Sherwood.: Equal Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies and Celebrations(Westminster/John Knox Press).

Clark, J. Michael. A defiant celebration: theological ethics & 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: A 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: Behavior and Belief  (Crossroads, 2000 )

Comstock, Gary David, & Henking, Susan EQue(e)rying Religion: A Critical Anthology (Continuum, 1999) 552 pages 

Comstock, Gary David Unrepentant, Self-Affirming, Practicing: Lesbian/Bisexual/Gay People within Organized Religion

Comstock, Gary David Gay Theology Without Apology

Comstock, Gary David A Whosoever Church: Welcoming Lesbians and Gay Men into African American Congregations

Cornwall, SusannahControversies 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

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

Davies, Jon & Loughlin, Gerald (eds): Sex These Days: Essays on Theology, Sexuality and Society (Semitic Texts And Studies) ( Sheffield Academic Press  1999 223 pages)

De La Torre, Miguel A., editor. 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)

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)

Evans, Amie M:Queer and Catholic (Haworth Press, 2008) 364 pages

Farley, Margaret: Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics

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)

Gearhart, Sally Miller, and William Reagan Johnson. Loving women/loving men;: Gay liberation and the church (Glide Publications).

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: A 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)

Gomes,  Rev Peter: The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart

Gomes,  Rev Peter:  The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus: What’s So Good About the Good News?

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: The 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)

Herrada,  Gilles:  The Missing Myth: A New Vision of Same-Sex Love

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: A Feminist Theology of Friendship (Crossroad, 1991)

Isherwood, Lisa & Stuart, Elisabeth Introducing Body Theology (Introductions In Feminist 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, Lisa.  The Sexual Theologian: Essays on Sex, God and Politics

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 ChristianityMinneapolis, MN: Fortress Press.

Karslake, Daniel, Helen Mendoza, and Nancy Kennedy. For The Bible Tells Me So New York: First Run Features. (film)

Keenan, James(ed): Catholic Ethicists on HIV/AIDS Prevention (Continuum, 2000)

Keenan, James A 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 & 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 Desire New 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 Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care (Pilgrim Press)

L’Empereur, James Spiritual Direction and the Gay Person (Geoffrey Chapman, 1998)

Lamp, Walter: Biblical Sex, What the Bible Says and Doesn’t Say About Sex and Marriage

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, 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, StuartQueer 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 Savior: 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 (Beacon Press, 4th edition 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: iberating Theology for Gays, Lesbians and their Lovers, Families and Friends  Lethe Press, 2008 

Michaelson, JayGod vs. Gay?: The Religious Case for Equality Beacon 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

Moore, Gareth OP:  The Body in Context: Sex and Catholicism (Continuum Books, 2001)

Moore, Gareth OP: A Question of Truth: Christianity and 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.

Nelson, James B., and Sandra P. Longfellow, editors. Sexuality and the Sacred: Sources for Theological Reflection (Westminster/John Knox Press)

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: With Extensive Notes On Greek Word Meaning And Context (Smith and Stirling).

O’Brien, Glen: Praying from the Margins: Gospel 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 People

Pagola, Jose: Jesus, an Historical Approximation (Kyrios)

Patterson, Linda J. Hate Thy Neighbor: How the Bible is Misused to Condemn Homosexuality

Peddicord, Richard: Gay & 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, ScottSince My Last Confession: A Gay Catholic Memoir (Arcade Publishing, 2008)

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 with Sixteen Writers, Healers, Teache

Ramer, Andrew: Two Flutes Playing: A Spiritual Journeybook for Gay Men (White Crane )

Robinson, Geoffrey: Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church (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

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 & Catholic (Allen & Unwin, 1998)

Scroggs, Robin: New Testament and Homosexuality (Augsburg Fortress, 1984)

Sharpe, Keith. The Gay Gospels: Good News for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered People O-Books.

Sheridan, Vanessa.  Liberating the Transgendered Christian Pilgrim Press.

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: A Gay and Lesbian Prayer Book 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 & Lesbian Theologies: Repetitions With 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)

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: A 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 the Churches Augsburg Fortress.

Woods, Richard: Another Kind of Love: Homosexuality and Spirituality (St Thomas More Press, 1988)


(Page updated August 2012)

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