Books

We try to keep our book list as current as possible, adding new publications and removing titles when they go out of print or become too expensive (our general cut-off is over $50 at the Amazon price). You can find all of the following titles on an Amazon list for your easy shopping experience!

 

Sexual Orientation and Scripture

Brandan Robertson, Gay & Christian, No Contradiction: A Brief Guide for Reconciling Christian Faith & LGBT+ Identity (2017)

Colby Martin, UnClobber: Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality (2016)

Matthew Vines, God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships (2015)

Mark Achtemeier, The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical’s Change of Heart (2014)

Peter Enns, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It (2014)

John Shore, UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question (2013)

James Brownson, Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships (2013)

William Loader, Sexuality in the New Testament: Understanding the Key Texts (2010)

Jack Rogers, Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (2009)

Rev. Keith J. Phillips (ed), Quench! refreshing devotionals by gay, trans, and affirming Christians (2009)

Candace Chellew-Hodge, Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians (2008)

Michal Anne Pepper, Reconciling Journey: A Devotional Workbook for Lesbian and Gay Christians (2003)

Debra Kolodney (ed), Blessed Bi Spirit: Bisexual People of Faith (2000)

 

Gender Identity

Austen Hartke, Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians (2017)

Christina Beardsley, This Is My Body: Hearing the theology of transgender Christians (2017)

Laura Beth Taylor, Shattering Masks: Affirming Identity. Transitioning Faith (2016)

Megan Defranza, Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God (2015)

Brett Ray, My Name is Brett: Truths from a Trans Christian (2015)

Lisa Salazar, Transparently: Behind the Scenes of a Good Life (2011)

Justin Tanis, Trans-gendered: Theology, Ministries, and Communities of Faith (2003)

 

Church Life

Mychal Copeland, D’vorah Rose, Ani Zonneveld, Struggling in Good Faith: LGBTQI Inclusion from 13 American Religious Perspectives (2016)

Heather Rachelle White, Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights (2015)

Ian Corbett, A Disreputable Priest: Being Gay in Anti-Gay Cultures (2015)

Jeff Chu, Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America (2014)

Jay Emerson Johnson, Peculiar Faith: Queer Theology for Christian Witness (2014)

R. W. Holmen, Queer Clergy: A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism (2014)

Robert Everett Shore-Goss, Thomas Bohache, Patrick S. Cheng, Ramona Faye West, Queering Christianity: Finding a Place at the Table for LGBTQI Christians (2013)

David Kundtz, Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care (2007)

 

Memoir, Biography, and Community Stories

Brandon Robertson, Our Witness: The Unheard Stories of LGBT+ Christians (November 2017)

Brad and Drew Harper, Space at the Table: Conversations Between an Evangelical Theologian and His Gay Son (2016)

Jennifer Knapp, Facing the Music: My Story (2014)

Sally Gary, Loves God Likes Girls: A Memoir (2013)

Justin Lee, Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate (2013)

 

Sexuality and Ethics

Dianna Anderson, Damaged Goods: New Perspectives On Christian Purity (2015)

Marvin Ellison and Kelly Brown Douglas, Sexuality and the Sacred, Second Edition: Sources for Theological Reflection (2010)

Margeret Farley, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics (2008)

James Nelson, Embodiment: An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology (1978)

 

Intersectionality

Deborah Jian Lee, Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism (2015)

Pamela R. Lightsey, Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology (2015)

James Priest, LGBT: In The Name of God: The Church’s Response to The LGBT Community (2015)

Rachel Murr, Unnatural: Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women (2014)

Patrick Cheng, Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit (2013)

Julia Serano, Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive (2013)

James Baldwin, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), a classic work of American literature; a novel about a black gay boy growing up in a charismatic church in the 50s.

 

Queer Theology

Jeff Hood, The Courage to Be Queer (2015)

Andy Buechel, That We Might Become God: The Queerness of Creedal Christianity (2015)

Kathleen T. Talvacchia, Mark Larrimore, Michael F. Pettinger, Queer Christianities: Lived Religion in Transgressive Forms (2014)

Patrick Cheng, Radical Love: Introduction to Queer Theology (2011)

Susannah Cornwall and Lisa Isherwood, Controversies in Queer Theology (2011)

Olive Elaine Hinnant, God Comes Out: A Queer Homiletic (2007)

Robert Goss, Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible (2000)

 

Fiction

Mia Kerick, Inclination

John Herrick, Between These Walls

Alex Sanchez, The God Box