XII. Religion

126. Religion -- General

2888. Becker, Penny Edgell and Eiesland, Nancy L. Contemporary American religion : an ethnographic reader. Walnut Creek, Calif.7: AltaMira Press, c1997. 272 p.

[...] 3. The Gospel Hour: Liminality, Identity, and Religion in a Gay Bar / Edward R. Gray and Scott L. Thumma [...].

Gen BL2525 .C66 1998.

United States--Religion--1960---Case studies/United States--Religious life and custom--Case studies/United States--Church history--20th century--Case studies.

2889. Boisvert, Donald L. Out on Holy ground : meditations on gay men's spirituality. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2000. xii, 148 p.

1. A Window on Gay Identity -- 2. Understanding Gay Spirituality -- 3. The Embodiment of Spirit -- 4. Myths and Symbols of Integration and Resistance -- 5. Rituals: Sexual and Otherwise -- 6. The Experience of Wholeness in Community -- 7. Religion and Gay Culture.

Gen BL625.9.G39 B65 2000.

Gay men--Religious life.

2890. Carlsson, Bo Göran. Religion, kultur och manlig homosexualitet : homosexualitetens kulturella strukturer. Stockholm: Carlssons, 2000. 228 p.

Gen HQ76.25.C375 2000.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects.

2891. Clark, J. Michael. A place to start : toward an unapologetic gay liberation theology. Dallas: Monument Press, 1989. vi, 200 p.

Gen BL65.H64C630 1989.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Liberation theology/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism/Judaism--Doctrines.

2892. Clark, J. Michael. Beyond our ghettos : gay theology in ecological perspective. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1993. xv, 111 p.

Preface: An Eclectic Ecology and Religion -- 1. The Emerald City and What We Found There. Confronting Our Ghettos, Healing Our Vision. Reestablishing a Sense of Place, Revaluing Our Homes. Finding Our Voices, Asserting Our Authority. Articulating a Gay Ecotheological Paradigm -- 2. Paul Bunyan and Other Gods of Patriarchal Ecocide. The Patriarchal Bull in a Fragile World. The Christianization of the West. The God of the Machine. The Interplay with Religious Doctrines -- 3. Gaia and the Healing of Theology and Nature. God/ess-with-Us: An Immanent and Interdependent Relation. Diversity: A Celebration of Intrinsic Valuing. Ecotheologisms -- 4. Ruby Slippers, Home, and Our Own Backyard.

Gen BL65.H64C580 1993.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Human ecology--Religious aspects.

2893. Comstock, Gary David. Unrepentant, self-affirming, practicing : lesbian/bisexual/gay people within organized religion. New York: Continuum, 1996. xvii, 329 p.

Gen BL65.H64C650 1996.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Bisexuality--Religious aspects/Gay men--United States--Religious life/Gay men--Canada--Religious life/Lesbians--United States--Religious life/Lesbians--United States--Religious life/Bisexuals--United States--Religious life/Bisexuals--Canada--Religious life.

2894. Comstock, Gary David and Henking, Susan E. Que(e)rying religion : a critical anthology. New York: Continuum, 1996. 552 p.

Gen BL65.H65Q44 1996.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Comparative studies.

2895. Comstock, Gary David, Stemmeler, Michael L., Cabezón, José Ignacio, and American Academy of Religion Gay Men's Issues in Religion Group. Religion, homosexuality, and literature. Las Colinas, Tex: Monument Press, 1992. v, 103 p. (Gay men's issues in religious studies series, v. 3).

Chiefly papers presented in the Gay Men's Issues in Religious Group program of the American Academy of Religion meeting held in New Orleans, La., fall 1990.

Gen BL65.H64R450 1992.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Congresses/Gay men--Religious life--History--Congresses/Homosexuality in literature--Congresses/Religious literature--Congresses.

2896. Dynes, Wayne R. and Donaldson, Stephen. Homosexuality and religion and philosophy. New York: Garland, 1992. xxii, 399 p. (Studies in homosexuality, v. 12).

A collection of articles from 20th century scholarly journals. Wittgenstein and Homosexuality / W. W. Bartley, III -- Appendix / Edward Batchelor, Jr. -- The Homosexual Subculture at Worship: A Participant Observation Study / Paul F. Bauer -- Paul's Views on the Nature of Women and Female Homoeroticism / Bernadette J. Brooten -- Lesbian Sexuality in Renaissance Italy: The Case of Sister Benedetta Carlini / Judith C. Brown -- D. S. Bailey and "The Name Forbidden among Christians" / Jonathan Sinclair Carey -- On the Connection between Homosexuality and Divination and the Importance of the Intermediate Sexes Generally in Early Civilizations / Edward Carpenter -- The Vatican Statement on Homosexuality / Gerald D. Coleman -- DIGNITY, Inc.: An Alternative Experience of Church / David Davidson (pseudonym of Daniel A. Helminiak) -- Heterosexist Theology Being Above It All / Carter Heyward -- UnEnglish and Unmanly: Anglo-Catholicism and Homosexuality / David Hilliard -- Celibacy: The Case Against - Liberating Lesbian Nuns / Mary Hunt -- Whoever Shall Say to His Brother, Racha (Matthew 5:22) / Warren Johansson -- The Definition of Love in Plato's Symposium / Donald Levy -- The Entimos Pais of Matthew 8:5-13 and Luke 7:1-10 / Donald Mader -- Homophile Ethics / Thomas M. Merritt (pseudonym of Merritt M. Thompson) -- Philosophies of Homophobia and Homophilia / Laurence J. Rosan -- "My Beloved is Like a Gazelle": Imagery of the Beloved Boy in Religious Hebrew Poetry / Norman Roth -- Clement of Alexandria and Secret Mark: The Score at the End of the First Decade / Morton Smith -- Is There a Reform Response to Homosexuality? / Rav A. Soloff -- Homosexualitat in biblischer Sicht / Von Georg Strecker -- This Gay Tribe: A Brief History of Fairies / Mark Thompson -- Homosexuals or Prostitutes? The Meaning of Arsenokoitai (1 Cor. 6:9, 1 Tim. 1:10) / David F. Wright.

Gen BL65.H64H640 1992.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Philosophy--History.

2897. Francis, Leslie J. Sociology, theology and the curriculum. London New York: Cassell, 1999. xii, 214 p. (Theology in dialogue series).

[...] 15. Gay and Lesbian Christians: The Lived Experiences / Andrew K. T. Yip [...].

Gen BL60 .S63 1999.

Religion and sociology/Theology--Study and teaching/Sociology--Study and teaching.

2898. Harvey, Andrew. The essential gay mystics. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, 1997. x, 290 p.

"A Tree clause book.".

Gen BL625 .E76 1997.

Mysticism/Gays--Religious life.

2899. Johnson, Edwin Clark. Gay spirituality : the role of gay identity in the transformation of human consciousness. 1st ed. Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 2000. xvi, 276 p.

Pt. I. Our Contribution to the Transformation of Human Consciousness. Ch. 1. Perspective: Queer Victory. Ch. 2. Perspective: Spirit. Ch. 3. Non-Dualism: Sexual Orientation. Ch. 4. Incarnation: Sex. Ch. 5. Evolution: Test for Religion. Ch. 6. Evolution: The Bible. Ch. 7. Evolution: Transfer of the Focal Point of Wonder. Ch. 8. Evolution: The New Paradigm. Ch. 9. Insight: Religion and Myth. Ch. 10. Transformation: The Nature of Evil. Ch. 11. Transformation: Consciousness-Change. Ch. 12. Transformation: Flesh. Ch. 13. Adaptive Virtues: Androgyny and Wonder. Ch. 14. Adaptive Virtues: Love and Adventure. Ch. 15. Adaptive Virtues: Innocence and Transparency. Ch. 16. Adaptive Virues: Selflessness and Generosity -- Pt. II. Seek Out Spirits True. Ch. 17. Themes in Gay Spirituality: Circle-Makers. Ch. 18. Themes in Gay Spirituality: Dionysian Revelers. Ch. 19. Themes in Gay Spirituality: Supernatural Seekers -- Pt. III. Walking The World's Weird Wall. Ch. 20. Wisdom: Heroes and Shadows. Ch. 21. Wisdom: Jesus and Krishna. Ch. 22. Wisdom: Buddha and Avalokiteshvara. Ch. 23. Wisdom: God. Ch. 24. Wisdom: The World. Ch. 25. Wisdom: Afterlife. Conclusion - The Secret.

Gen BL65.H64 J64 2000.

Gays--Religious life/Spiritual life.

2900. Kolodny, Debra R. Blessed bi spirit : bisexual people of faith. New York: Continuum, 2000. xvii, 280 p.

Foreword: Conjectures of a Supportive Bi-Stander / Mary Hunt -- Sacre Coeur / Greta Ehrig -- The Holy Leper and the Bisexual Christian / Amanda Udis-Kessler -- God Is a Divine Androgen / Sopor OchO -- Bi God: Rediscovering an Ancient Self / Marcia Deihl -- Whereto, My Beloved? / Ganapati S. Durgadas -- From Darkness to Gateway: A Journey toward the Light / A. Threatt -- I Can Love all the Faces of G-d / Gilly Rosenthal -- Look to This Day / Lynn Dobbs -- Is It Too Much To Ask? / Rosefire -- Jesus, Bread, Wine and Roses: A Bisexual Feminist at the Catholic Worker / Laurel Dykstra -- I am Goddess and God, Therefore I am Bi / Pashta MaryMoon -- Lovemaking / Susan Craig -- Hear, I Pray You, This Dream Which I Have Dreamed / Debra Kolodny -- Merging Candles: From Dualism into All / Robin Renee -- From Orientation to Orienteering / Ann Schranz -- Harlot for the Queen of Heaven / Sherry Marts -- Excerpts from Capacity to Enter: A Solo Performance / Canyon Sam -- Aphrodite Urania: Blurring Lines, Crossing Boundaries / Raven Kaldera -- Living in the Margins / Danny Klopovic -- Movie Mecca: Confessions of an Amphibian Life Form / Kelly M. Cresap -- Your Love Amazes Me / Diane Pasta -- A Bisexual Feminist Spirituality / Barbara Gibson -- A Life of Passion and Compassion / Valerie Tobin -- Untiled / Susan Craig -- If You Do Not Tell the Truth, It Will Strangle You / Gary Bowen -- Erotic Spiritualities / Loraine Hutchins -- From Fundamentalism to Freedom / Aurora Rose Wolf -- A Word We Cannot Yet Speak - A Word We Must Now Speak: Bisexuality and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) / Susan Halcomb Craig -- From Minister to Sex Radical: Further (Mis)Adventures of a Lesbian-Identified Bisexual Fag Hag / Ellen Terris Brenner -- The Fear of Growing Things / Elizabeth Andrew -- Full Circle / Cheryl Soriano -- My Proclivities: Buddhism, Bisexuality, Theory, Action / P. S. Nellhaus -- The Goddess Blesses All Forms of Love / Starhawk.

Gen BL625.9.B57 B54 2000.

Bisexuals--Religious life.

2901. Manning, Christel. God gave us the right : conservative Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, and Orthodox Jewish women grapple with feminism. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, c1999. xi, 283 p.

[...] Ch. 9. Conflict with Secular America - Abortion and Homosexuality [...].

Gen BT704 .M355 1999.

Feminism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Christian women--Religious life--United States/Feminism--Religious aspects--Judaism/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Judaism/Jewish women--Religious life--United States.

2902. Olyan, Saul M. and Nussbaum, Martha Craven. Sexual orientation & human rights in American religious discourse. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. xix, 260 p.

[...] Contemporary Jewish Perspectives on Homosexuality / Saul M. Olyan. Religious Communities, Secular Society, and Sexuality: One Jewish Opinion / David Novak. Sexual Orientation and Human Rights: A Progressive Jewish Perspective / Judith Plaskow. [...] Roman Catholicism. Introduction to Roman Catholic Perspectives on Sexual Orientation, Human Rights, and Public Policy / Sumner B. Twiss. Sexual Orientation and Human Rights: A Roman Catholic View / James P. Hanigan. Sexual Orientation and Human Rights in American Religious Discourse: A Roman Catholic Perspective / Charles E. Curran. [...] The Prophetic Stand of the Ecumenical Churches on Homosexuality / Max L. Stackhouse. Sanctification, Homosexuality, and God's Triune Life / Eugene F. Rogers, Jr. [...] Introduction: Three Perspectives on Gays in African-American Ecclesiology and Religious Thought / Lewis R. Gordon. Sexual Orientation and Human Rights Discourse in the African-American Churches / Cheryl J. Sanders. Deadly Silence: Reflections on Homosexuality and Human Rights / Victor Anderson. Sexual Orientation and the Language of Higher Law / William D. Hart. Sexual and Religious Pluralism / Andrew Koppelman. What Would It Mean to Have a "First Amendment" for Sexual Orientation? / Michael W. Mcconnell.

Gen, Law, LawC, Harp BR115.H6 S49 1998 .

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gay rights--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism/Gay rights--Religious aspects--Judaism/Homosexuality--Government policy--United States/Gay rights--United States.

2903. Pattanaik, Devdutt. The man who was a woman and other queer tales of Hindu lore. New York: Harrington Park Press, c2002. xiii, 165 p., [16] p. of plates. (Haworth gay & lesbian studies).

Gen BL1215.S49 M36 2002.

Sex role--Religious aspects--Hinduism/Hinduism--Doctrines/Transvestism--Religious aspects--Hinduism/Hindu literature--History and criticism.

2904. Shallenberger, David. Reclaiming the spirit : gay men and lesbians come to terms with religion. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, c1998. x, 281 p.

Gen BL65.H64 S53 1998.

Gays--Religious life/Gays--Interviews/Homosexuality--Religious aspects.

2905. Stone, Ken. Queer commentary and the Hebrew Bible. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, c2001. 250 p. (Journal for the study of the Old Testament Supplement series, 334).


Bible/Homosexuality in the Bible.

2906. Sweasey, Peter. From queer to eternity: spirituality in the lives of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. London Washington: Cassell, 1997. xv, 239 p.

Pt. I. From Queer... 1. Spirituality and Religion. 2. 'The Truth Will Set You Free'. 3. Off the Straight and Narrow: Structures for Spirituality. 4. 'This is My Body'. 5. Relationships -- Pt. II. ... To Eternity. 6. Belonging. 7. 'Love your Neighbour as Yourself': Sexual Ethics. 8. Suffering and Healing. 9. Mortality. 10. Politics. Conclusion: From Queer to Eternity.

Gen BL65.H64 S94 1997.

Gays--Religious life.

2906.2 Swidler, Arlene, Ed. Homosexuality and World Religions. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1993. 232 p.

Gen BL65.H64 H65 1993.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Comparative studies..

2907. Thompson, Mark. Gay soul : finding the heart of gay spirit and nature with sixteen writers, healers, teachers, and visionaries. 1st ed. [San Francisco]: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. 266 p.

Gen HQ76.2.U5T560 1994.

Gay men--United States--Religious life/Spiritual life--United States/Gay men--United States--Psychology.

2908. Vaidyanathan, T. G. and Kripal, Jeffrey John. Vishnu on Freud's desk : a reader in psychoanalysis and Hinduism. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999. x, 482 p.

Foreword / Sudhir Kakar -- Introduction / T. G. Vaidyanathan -- [...] 14. The Bloodthirsty Tongue and the Self-Feeding Breast: Homosexual Fellatio Fantasy in a South Indian Ritual Tradition / Sarah Caldwell [...].

Gen BL1215.P8 V57 1999.

Hinduism/Vishnu (Hindu deity)/Psychoanalysis.

2909. Wold, Donald J. Out of order : homosexuality in the Bible and the ancient Near East. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, c1998. 238 p.

Gen BS680.H67W65 1998.

Bible/Homosexuality in the Bible/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--History of doctrines/Middle East--Religion.

2910. Zafiruddin, Muhammad. Nasi kushi. 1972.

In Urdu.

Gen BP190.5.H7Z3301972.

Homosexuality and Islam.

2911. Holloway, Richard. Godless morality : keeping religion out of ethics. Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 1999. x, 163 p.

[...] 3. Was the Trojan Horse Gay? [...].

Gen BJ47 .H65 1999.

Religion and ethics.

127. Mythology

2912. Baumann, Hermann. Das doppelte Geschlecht : ethnologische Studien zur Bisexualität in Ritus und Mythos. 2. Aufl. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1980. 420 p., [5] leaves of plates.

Gen BL65.S4B3 1980.

Hermaphroditism/Sex--Religious aspects.

2913. Calimach, Andrew. Lovers' legends : the gay Greek myths. New Rochelle, NY: Haiduk Press, c2002. 179 p.

Gen BL795.H6 C35 2002.


2914. Doniger, Wendy. Splitting the difference : gender and myth in ancient Greece and India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999. xi, 376 p.

Prelude: Comparing Texts Comparing People -- 1. The Shadow Sita and the Phantom Helen -- 2. Indra and Ahalya, Zeus and Alcmena -- 3. Nala and Damayanti, Odysseus and Penelope -- 4. Mariatale/Renuka and Scylla/Charybdis -- 5. Transposed Male Heads and Tales -- 6. Bisexual Transformations -- Postlude: The Shadow of Gender.

Gen, Harp, Law BL325.S42 D65 1999 .

Sex--Mythology--Comparative studies/Mythology, Greek/Mythology, Hindu.

2915. Downing, Christine. Myths and mysteries of same-sex love. New York: Continuum, 1996, 1989. 327 p.

Gen HQ76.25 .D68 1996.


2916. Highwater, Jamake. The mythology of transgression : homosexuality as metaphor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. 261 p.

Gen HQ76.2.H540 1997.

Homosexuality--Philosophy/Homosexuality--Mythology/Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Social values/Social psychology.

2917. Perea Yébenes, Sabino. El sexo divino : dioses, hermafroditas, bisexuales y travestidos en la Antigüedad clásica. Madrid: Alderabán, c1999. 255 p.

Gen BL325.S42P47 1999.

Sex--Mythology/Sex--Religious aspects/Mythology, Classical/Masculinity of God/Femininity of God/God--History of doctrines--Early church, ca. 30-600/Greece--Religion/Rome--Religion/Mitología/Religión/Sexo (Teología).

2918. Waldner, Katharina. Geburt und Hochzeit des Kriegers : Geschlechterdifferenz und Initiation in Mythos und Ritual der griechischen Polis. Berlin: De Gruyter Thesis (doctoral) - Universität, Zürich, 1997, 2000. ix, 281 p. (Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten, Bd. 46).

Gen BL25.R3 v.46.

Bisexuality--Greece/Rites and ceremonies--Greece/Sex role--Greece/Mythology, Greek/Androgeny (Psychology)--Religious aspects--Paganism/Greece--Religion.

2919. Walker, Mitch. Visionary love : a spirit book of gay mythology and trans-mutational faerie. San Francisco: Treeroots Press, 1980. vii, 102 p., [4] leaves of plates.

Gen HQ76.W280.

Homosexuality/Homosexuality--Mythology/Signs and symbols.

2920. Zolla, Elémire. The androgyne : reconciliation of male and female. New York: Crossroad, 1981. 96 p. (Illustrated library of sacred imagination).

Gen BL1325.B45Z64 1981.

Bisexuality--Mythology/Bisexuality --Religious aspects.

128. Judaism

2921. Alpert, Rebecca T. Like bread on the seder plate : Jewish lesbians and the transformation of tradition. New York: Columbia University Press, c1997. x, 214 p. (Between men--between women).

1. Lesbian and Jewish: What's the Problem? -- 2. Troubling Texts from Torah -- 3. Jewish Lesbian Interpretation of Torah -- 4. Haznea Lekht Im Elohekha: Jewish Lesbian Visibility -- 5. Ahavat Hesed: Transforming Relationships -- 6. Asot Mishpat: The Commitment to Justice -- 7. Modern Texts: Jewish Lesbian Sexuality -- 8. Modern Texts: Jewish Lesbians and Gender Nonconformity -- 9. Contemporary Jewish Lesbian Fiction [...].

Gen BM729.H65 A47 1997.

Visions for the Future.Bible/Lesbianism--Religious aspects--Judaism/Jewish lesbians.

2922. Alpert, Rebecca T., Elwell, Ellen Sue Levi, and Idelson, Shirley. Lesbian rabbis : the first generation. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, c2001. x, 252 p.

Gen BM753 .L47 2001.

Lesbian rabbis/Jews.

2923. Balka, Christie and Rose, Andy. Twice blessed : on being lesbian, gay, and Jewish. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. x, 305 p.

Confessions of a "Feygele-Boichik" / Burt E. Schuman -- Growing up in Yeshiva / Adina Abramowitz -- Different like Moses / Alan D. Zamochnick -- You didn't talk about these things : growing up Jewish, lesbian, and working class / Felice Yeskel -- Hiding is unhealthy for the soul / Rachel Wahba -- In God's image : coming to terms with Leviticus / Rebecca T. Alpert -- Speaking the unspeakable : gays, Jews, and historical inquiry / Faith Rogow -- In search of role models / Jody Hirsh -- Gerry's story : an oral history / Jeffrey Shandler -- Redefining family : models for the Jewish future / Martha A. Ackelsberg -- A parent's journey out of the closet / Agnes G. Herman -- A ceremony of commitment / Paul Horowitz and Scott Klein -- Jewish lesbian parenting / Linda J. Holtzman -- Toward a new theology of sexuality / Judith Plaskow. Joining together : building a worldwide movement / Aliza Maggid -- Naming is not a simple act : Jewish lesbian-feminist community in the 1980s / Evelyn Torton Beck -- The liturgy of gay and lesbian Jews / Yoel H. Kahn -- Living as all of who I am : being Jewish in the lesbian/gay community / Eric E. Rofes -- Getting to know the gay and lesbian shul : a rabbi moves from tolerance to acceptance / Janet R. Marder -- Journey toward wholeness : reflections of a lesbian rabbi / La Escondida -- The lesbian and gay movement : Jewish community responses / Sue Levi Elwell -- "They" are us : responding to the challenge of AIDS / Andy Rose -- Epilogue : Transforming our visions into action / Christie Balka and Andy Rose. Appendix 1 : For Jewish educators : teaching about homosexuality / Denise L. Eger and Lesley M. Silverstone -- Appendix 2 : Homophobia workshop model / Tom Rawson.

Gen BM729.H65T85 1989.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism/Jewish gays--United States/Judaism--Doctrines.

2924. Freudenthal, Gad. Aleph. Universitah ha-'Ivrit bi-Yerushalayim. Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine, 2001-.

Editor: 2001- Gay Freudenthal. "Historical studies in science & Judaism".

Gen BM538.S3A58 .

Judaism and science/Religion and science/Science--history/Judaism--history.

2925. Magonet, Jonathan. Jewish explorations of sexuality. Providence: Berghahn Books, 1995. xxiv, 253 p.

Gen BM720.S4J480 1995.

Sex--Religious aspects--Judaism/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism.

2926. Mass, Lawrence. Confessions of a Jewish Wagnerite : being gay and Jewish in America. London New York: Cassell, 1994. xvii, 268 p.

Gen HC76.3.U5M37 1994.

Mass, Lawrence/Homosexuality--United States/Homosexuals--United States--Biography/United States.

2927. Raphael, Lev. Journeys & arrivals : on being gay and Jewish. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1996. xviii, 166 p.

Gen HQ75.8.R36A30 1996.

Raphael, Lev/Gay men--United States--Biography/Jewish gays--United States--Biography/Children of Holocaust survivors--United States/Jewish gays--Israel/Gays--Identity/Jews--Identity.

2928. Shokeid, Moshe. A gay synagogue in New York. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995. 264 p.

Gen BM225.N5S560 1995.

Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (New York, N.Y.)/Jewish gays--New York (N.Y.)--Religious life/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Judaism.

129. Buddhism

2929. Faure, Bernard. Sexualités bouddhiques The red thread : Buddhist approaches to sexuality. Expanded and rev. ed. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press, c1998. vi, 338 p.

[...] Ch. 5. Buddhist Homosexualities. The New Sodom. The Social and Cultural Context(s). The Quest for Origins [...].

Gen BQ4570.S48 F3813 1998.

Sex--Religious aspects--Buddhism/Buddhism--Social aspects.

2930. Friedman, Lenore and Moon, Susan Ichi Su. Being bodies : Buddhist women on the paradox of embodiment. 1st ed. Boston: Shambhala, 1997. xiii, 240 p.

[...] What Do Lesbians Do in the Daytime? / Jisho Warner [...].

Gen BQ4570.W6 B45 1997.

Women--Religious aspects--Buddhism/Body, Human--Religious aspects--Buddhism/Women in Buddhism.

2931. Prebish, Charles S. and Tanaka, Kenneth Ken ichi. The faces of Buddhism in America. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998. viii, 370 p.

In Memoriam: Reverend Dr. Yehan Numata (1897-1994) -- Introduction / Charles S. Prebish -- Pt. 1. American Buddhist Traditions in Transition. 1. Chinese Buddhism in America: Identity and Practice / Stuart Chandler. 2. Shin Buddhism in America: A Social Perspective / Alfred Bloom. 3. Japanese Zen in America: Americanizing the Face in the Mirror / G. Victor Sogen Hori. 4. Nichiren Shoshu and Soka Gakkai in America: The Pioneer Spirit / Jane Hurst. 5. Tibetan Buddhism in America: The Development of American Vajrayana / Amy Lavine. 6. Korean Buddhism in America: A New Style of Zen / Mu Soeng. 7. Vietnamese Buddhism in North America: Tradition and Acculturation / Cuong Tu Nguyen and A. W. Barber. 8. Theravada Buddhism in America: Prospects for the Sangha / Paul David Numrich. 9. Insight Meditation in the United States: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness / Gil Fronsdal -- Pt. 2. Issues in American Buddhism. 10. Who Is a Buddhist? Charting the Landscape of Buddhist America / Jan Nattier. 11. Divided Dharma: White Buddhists, Ethnic Buddhists, and Racism / Rick Fields. 12. Americanizing the Buddha: Paul Carus and the Transformation of Asian Thought / Martin J. Verhoeven. 13. Buddhist and Western Psychotherapies: An Asian American Perspective / Ryo Imamura. 14. Helping the Iron Bird Fly: Western Buddhist Women and Issues of Authority in the Late 1990s / Rita M. Gross. 15. Coming Out in the Sangha: Queer Community in American Buddhism / Roger Corless. 16. Responding to the Cries of the World: Socially Engaged Buddhism in North America / Donald Rothberg -- Epilogue: The Colors and Contours of American Buddhism / Kenneth K. Tanaka.

Gen, Harp BQ746 .F35 1998 .

Buddhism--United States.

2932. Queen, Christopher S. Engaged Buddhism in the west. Boston, Mass: Wisdom Publications, 2000. xi, 544 p.

[...] Identity Politics: Gender, Sexual Orientation, Ethnicity. Activist Women in American Buddhism / Susan Moon. Gay Buddhist Fellowship / Roger Corless [...].

Gen BQ724 .E64 2000.

Buddhism--Social aspects--North America--History/Buddhism--Social aspects--United States--History/Buddhism--Social aspects--Europe--History/Religious life--Buddhism/Religion and politics.

130. Christianity -- General

2933. Atkinson, David John and Steinbeck, A. W. Homosexuals in the Christian fellowship. Grand Rapids, Mich: Eerdmans, 1981. 127 p.

Gen BR115.H6A87 1981.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2934. Balch, David L. Homosexuality, science, and the "plain sense" of scripture. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, c2000. xii, 318 p.

[...] 1. Muddling Through: The Church and Sexuality/Homosexuality / Mark G. Toulouse -- 2. Same-Sex Eros: Paul and the Greco-Roman Tradition / William R. Schoedel -- 3. The Use, Misuse, and Abuse of Science in the Ecclesiastical Homosexuality Debates / Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse -- [...] 5. The Bible in Christian Ethical Deliberation concerning Homosexuality: Old Testament Contributions / Phyllis A. Bird -- [...] 7. Natural and Unnatural Use in Romans 1:24-27: Paul and the Philosophic Critique of Eros / David E. Fredrickson -- 8. The Social Context and Implications of Homoerotic References in Romans 1:24-27 / Robert Jewett -- [...] 10. Christian Vocation, Freedom of God, and Homosexuality / Nancy J. Duff -- Concluding Observations by the Editor, Including a Comparison of Christian with Jewish Biblical Interpretation / David L. Balch.

Gen BR115.H6 H66 2000.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2935. Barz, Monika and Bolle, Geertje-Froken. Göttlich lesbisch : Facetten lesbischer Existenz in der Kirche. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 1997. 192 p. (Gütersloher Taschenbucher, 546).

Gen BR115.H6 G648 1997.

Lesbians--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2936. Byrne, Julie, Clark, J. Michael, Stemmeler, Michael L., and American Academy of Religion Gay Men's Issues in Religion Group. Embodying diversity : identity, (bio)diversity & sexuality. Las Colinas: Monument Press, 1995. vi, 146 p. (Gay men's issues in religious studies series, v. 6).

"Proceedings of the Gay Men's Issues in Religion Group of the American Academy of Religion, Washington, DC, Fall 1993.".

Gen BR115.H6E40 1995.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity--Congresses/Gay men--Religious life--Congresses/Gay men--Sexual behavior--Congresses/Gays--Identity--Congresses/Sexual ethics--Congresses/Religious ethics--Congresses.

2937. Cherry, Kittredge and Sherwood, Zalmon O. Equal rites : lesbian and gay worship, ceremonies and celebrations. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1995. xix, 167 p.

1. Rites to Mark Spiritual Beginnings. -- 2. Rites of Healing. -- 3. Funerals and Memorial Services. -- 4. Rites of Blessing. -- 5. Seasonal and Holiday Rites. -- 6. Covenant Rites for Couples. -- 7. Rites of Holy Communion. -- 8. Rites of Lesbian/Gay Pride and Empowerment. -- Appendix: National Lesbian/Gay Christian Organizations.

Gen BV199.G39E680 1995.

Worship programs/Gays--Religious life/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2938. Council on Religion and the Homosexual. A compendium of opinions of churchmen and church organizations. San Francisco: The Council, 1967. 10 p.

LawB KB826.C7C5 1967.

Homosexuality/Sex and law.

2939. Doe, Michael. Seeking the truth in love : the Church and homosexuality. London: Darton Longman & Todd, 2000. viii, 135 p.

Gen BR115.H6D64 2000.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Anglican Church.

2940. Frontain, Raymond-Jean. Reclaiming the sacred : the Bible in Gay and lesbian culture. New York: Haworth Press, 1997. 262 p. (Journal of Homosexuality, 33, no. 3-4).

Introduction: Reclaiming the sacred: the Bible in gay and lesbian culture / Raymond-Jean Frontain -- The Discourse of Sodom in a seventeenth-century Venetian text / Armando Maggi -- The (Homo)sexual tempptation in Milton's Paradise Regained / Claude J. Summers -- Bakhtinian grotesque realism and the subversion of biblical authority in Rochester's Sodom / Raymond-Jean Frontain -- Simeon Solomon and the biblical construction of marginal identity in Victorian England / Gayle M. Seymour -- Oscar Wilde and the Scarlet Woman / Ellis Hanson -- Missionary positions: reading the Bible in Forster's "The Life to Come" / Gregory W. Bredbeck -- The Well of loneliness, or The Gospel according to Radclyffe Hall / Ed Madden -- Narrative inversion: the biblical heritage of The Well of loneliness and Desert of the heart / Margaret Soenser Breen -- Piety and the agnostic gay poet: Thom Gunn's biblical homoerotics / George Klawitter -- Inverted conversions: reading the Bible and writing the lesbian subject in Oranges are not the only fruit / Amy Benson Brown -- Index for biblical references.

HQ75.J86 v. 33 RR2.

Bible/Gays' writings, English--History and criticism/Homosexuality and literature--Great Britain/Christianity and literature--Great Britain/English literature--History and criticism/Holy, The, in literature/Religion and literature/Lesbians in literature/Gay men in literature.

2941. Gorman, E. Michael. A new light on Zion : a study of three homosexual religious congregations in Urban America. Thesis (Ph.D.)--Univ. of Chicago, Dept. of Anthropology, March 1980, 1980. iii, 161 leaves.

Gen BR9999.G67.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--United States.

2942. Hartwig, Michael J. The poetics of intimacy and the problem of sexual abstinence. New York: P. Lang, c2000. xv, 284 p.

[...] 7. The Poetics of Intimacy for Gay Men and Lesbians [...].

Gen BT708 .H37 2000.

Sexual abstinence--Religious aspects--Christianity/Intimacy (Psychology)--Religious aspects--Christianity/Christian ethics/Sexual ethics.

2943. Jones, H. Kimball. Toward a Christian understanding of the homosexual. New York: Association Press, 1966. 160 p.

Gen HQ76.J77.


2944. Jones, Stanton L. and Yarhouse, Mark A. Homosexuality : the use of scientific research in the church's moral debate. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, c2000. 189 p.

Gen BR115.H6 J66 2000.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2945. Kintz, Linda and Lesage, Julia. Media, culture, and the religious right. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1998. xviii, 380 p.

[...] Ch. 14. Faultlines: Homophobic Innovation in Gay Rights/Special Rights / Ioannis Mookas.

Gen BR1642.U5 M43 1998.

Evangelicalism--United States/Christianity and culture--United States/Media--Religious aspects--Christianity/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2946. Melton, J. Gordon. The Churches speak on--homosexuality : official statements from religious bodies and ecumenical organizations. Detroit: Gale Research, 1991. xxxi, 278 p. (Churches speak series).

Gen BR115.H6C470 1991.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2947. Mollenkott, Virginia R. Omnigender : a trans-religious approach. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2001. x, 198 p.

Gen BR115.T76 M65 2001.

Transvestism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Transvestism--Religious aspects/Transsexualism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Transsexualism--Religious aspects.

2948. Rauchfleisch, Udo, Schützeichel, Harald, and Bruns, Manfred. Homosexuelle Männer in Kirche und Gesellschaft. 1. Aufl. Düsseldorf: Patmos Verlag, 1993. 166 p. (Freiburger Akademieschriften, Bd. 6).

Gen HQ76.25.H6780 1993.

Gays--Social conditions/Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Church work with gays.

2949. Scanzoni, Letha and Mollenkott, Virginia R. Is the homosexual my neighbor? : a positive Christian response. Rev. and updated ed. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. xiv, 242 p.

Gen BR115.H6S30 1994.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2950. Seow, C. L. Homosexuality and Christian community. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996. xiii, 159 p.

Gen BR115.H6H630 1996.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

2951. Sheridan, Vanessa. Crossing over : liberating the transgendered Christian. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2001. xviii, 157 p.

Gen BR115.T76 S47 2001.

Transsexualism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Christian transsexuals--Religious life.

2952. Siker, Jeffrey S. Homosexuality in the church : both sides of the debate. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster/J. Knox Press, 1994. xvii, 211 p.

Awaiting the redemption of our bodies : the witness of scripture concerning homosexuality / Richard B. Hays -- The bible and homosexuality : reading the texts in context / Victor Paul Furnish -- Letter to the bishops of the Catholic church on the pastoral care of homosexual persons (1986) / Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger -- Homosexuality : challenging the church to grow / John J. McNeill -- Homosexuality : a case study in moral argument / Lisa Sowle Cahill -- Sources for body theology : homosexuality as a test case / James B. Nelson -- Homosexuality : the behavioral sciences and the church / Stanton L. Jones, Don E. Workman -- Homosexuality and biology / Chandler Burr. Another option : Christianity and ego-dystonic homosexuality / Joe Dallas -- Overcoming heterosexism--to benefit everyone / Virginia Ramey Mollenkott -- The love that dare not pray its name : the gay and lesbian movement in America's churches / Chris Glaser -- Sex, philosophy, and politics : how and what the church must decide in the debate over ordination of homosexuals / Jack Rogers -- Homosexual christians, the bible, and gentile inclusion : confessions of a repenting heterosexist / Jeffrey S. Siker.

Gen BR115.H6H670 1994.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2953. Swanson, R. N. Gender and Christian religion : papers read at the 1996 Summer Meeting and the 1997 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society. Rochester, N.Y: Published for the Ecclesiastical History Society by the Boydell Press, 1999. xxii, 546 p. (Studies in church history, 34).

'Playing the Man' - the Courage of Christian Martyrs, Translated and Transposed / Rachel Moriarty -- Adam's Engendering: Augustine on Gender and Creation / Gillian Clark -- 'For pagans laugh to hear women teach': Gender Stereotypes in the Didascalia Apostolorum / Charlotte Methuen -- [...] Gender and Ideology in the Early Middle Ages / Julia M. H. Smith -- Custom, Truth, and Gender in Eleventh-Century Reform / Conrad Leyser -- The Gender of the Church: the Female Image of Ecclesia in the Middle Ages / Jo Spreadbury -- Gender Difference and Indifference in the Writings of Pope Innocent III / Constance M. Rousseau -- [...] The Life of St. Margaret of Antioch in Late Medieval England: a Gendered Reading / Katherine J. Lewis -- Access to the Divine: Gender and Votive Images in Moldavia and Wallachia / Christine Peters -- Gender Construction in Early Modern England and the Conduct Books of William Whately (1583-1639) / Jacqueline Eales -- Sexing the Soul: Gender and the Rhetoric of Puritan Piety / Susan Hardman Moore -- [...] Ministerial Authority and Gender in Dutch Protestantism around 1800 / Peter van Rooden -- [...] A Jamaica of the Mind: Gender, Colonialism, and the Missionary Venture / Catherine Hall -- [...] How Muscular was Victorian Christianity? Thomas Hughes and the Cult of Christian Manliness Reconsidered / Sean Gill -- [...] Gender Roles, Homosexuality, and the Anglican Church in Sydney / David Hilliard.

Gen BR141.S94 v.34.

Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity--History of doctrines--Congresses/Women in Christianity--History--Congresses.

2954. Webb, William J. Slaves, women & homosexuals : exploring the hermeneutics of cultural analysis. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, c2001. 301 p.

Gen BS476 .W38 2001.

Bible/Slavery in the Bible/Women in the Bible/Homosexuality in the Bible/Christianity and culture.

2955. Wilson, Nancy L. Our tribe : queer folks, God, Jesus, and the Bible. 1st ed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1995. xi, 292 p.

Gen BR115.H6W550 1995.

Wilson, Nancy L./Metropolitan Community Church/Bible/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Gay men--United States--Religious life/Lesbians--United States--Religious life.

2956. Wink, Walter. Homosexuality and Christian faith : questions of conscience for the churches. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, c1999. viii, 133 p.

Preface / Walter Wink -- Introduction / James A. Forbes, Jr. -- Pt. 1. Personal Encounters. 1. A Belated Justice: Reflections on an Unpaid Debt / Donald W. Shriver, Jr. 2. Thoughts from the Weekend of the Quilt / Carole Shields. 3. One Family's Story / Bishop Paul Wennes Egertson -- Pt. 2. Biblical Witness. 4. Homosexuality and the Bible / Walter Wink. 5. Biblical Fidelity and Sexual Orientation / Ken Sehested -- Pt. 3. What Are the Issues? 6. Homosexualities / Morton Kelsey and Barbara Kelsey. 7. Accepting What Cannot Be Changed / David G. Myers. 8. Homosexuality: A Word Not Written / Maria Harris and Gabriel Moran. 9. Exploring the Morality of Homosexuality / Lewis B. Smedes -- Pt. 4. Assessing Christian Tradition. 10. Where the Gospel Leads Us / Richard Rohr. 11. Being Christian about Homosexuality / John B. Cobb, Jr. -- Pt. 5. Prophetic Voices. 12. In God's House There Are Many Closets / Peggy Campolo. 13. Liberty to the Captives and Good Tidings to the Afflicted / William Sloane Coffin. 14. The Challenge of Nonconformity / Elise Boulding -- Pt. 6. Acceptance and Blessing. 15. Baptism, Bread, and Bonds / Ignacio Castuera. 16. Same-Gender Covenants / M. Mahan Siler, Jr. -- Afterword / Walter Wink.

Gen BR115.H6 H634 1999.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

131. History of Christianity -- General & pre-20th Century

2957. Bailey, Derrick Sherwin . Homosexuality and the western Christian tradition . London and New York: Longmans, Green, 1955.

Gen BR115.S5B2.

Homosexuality/Sex and religion.

2958. Espejo Muriel, Carlos. El deseo negado : aspectos de la problemática homosexual en la vida monástica (siglos III-VI d.C.). Granada: Universidad de Granada, 1991. xiv, 253 p.

Gen BX2622.E87 1991 .

Monastic and religious life--History--Early church, ca. 30-600/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity--History.

2959. Horner, Tom. Jonathan loved David : homosexuality in biblical times. 1st ed. Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1978. 163 p.

Gen BS680.H67H8.

Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

2960. McGuire, Brian Patrick. Brother and lover : Aelred of Rievaulx. New York: Crossroad, 1994. xviii, 186 p.

Spine title: Brother & lover. Chronology of Aelred's Background, Life, and Works -- 1. Ends and Beginnings -- 2. The Bodies of Saints -- 3. An Absent Mother -- 4. School Friends and Court Intimacies -- 5. Valley of Bliss -- 6. Worst Habit and Best Friend -- 7. The Politics of Peace -- 8. Making Love's Mirror -- 9. Abbot Hated and Loved -- 10. Living Friendships -- 11. A Body in Pain and in Beauty -- 12. After Aelred -- 13. Approaches to Aelred -- Afterword: Aelred in Our Time -- A Guide to Aelred in General (Documentation).

Gen BX4700.E7M340 1994.

Aelred/Christian saints--England--Biography.

2961. Nissinen, Martti. Homoerotiikka Raamatun maailmassa Homoeroticism in the biblical world : a historical perspective. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, c1998. vii, 208 p.

1. Introduction -- 2. Mesopotamia -- 3. The Hebrew Bible -- 4. Classical Antiquity -- 5. Judaism -- 6. The New Testament -- 7. Homoeroticism in the Biblical World and Homosexuality Today -- Appendix. Creation, Nature, and Gender Identity.

Gen BS680.H67 N5713 1998.

Homosexuality in the Bible/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--History--To 1500.

2962. Peter Damian Saint and Payer, Pierre J. Book of Gomorrah : an eleventh century treatise against clerical homosexual practices. Waterloo, Ont., Canada: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1982. xi, 108 p.

Translation of: Liber Gomorrhianus.

Gen BX1912.9.P47.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

2963. Scroggs, Robin. The New Testament and homosexuality : contextual background for contemporary debate. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983. viii, 158 p.

Gen BS3539.H76S43.

Bible/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--history/Sociology, Biblical.

132. History of Christianity -- 20th Century

2964. Alpert, Rebecca T. Voices of the religious left : a contemporary sourcebook. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2000. x, 294 p.

[...] 28. Homosexuality: Challenging the Church to Grow / John J. McNeill [...].

Gen BL2525 .V65 2000.

Religion and sociology--United States/Liberalism (Religion)--United States/United States--Religion.

2965. Ammerman, Nancy Tatom and Farnsley, Arthur Emery. Congregation and community. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1997. xvi, 434 p.

[...] Adaptation: Integrating Gay and Straight [...].

Gen BR526.A45 1997.

Parishes--United States--Case studies/Sociology, Christian--United States/United States--Church history--20th century.

2966. Boyd, Malcolm. Take off the masks. 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, 1978. x, 178 p., [4] leaves of plates.

Gen BX5995.B71A32.

Boyd, Malcolm/Episcopal Church/Clergy--United States--Biography/Gays--United States--Biography.

2967. Boyd, Malcolm. Gay priest : an inner journey. 1st ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. x, 163 p.

Gen BX5995.B66A30 1986.

Boyd, Malcolm/Episcopal Church/Anglican Communion--United States--Clergy--Biography/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gay clergy--United States--Biography.

2968. Denman, Rose Mary. Let my people in : a lesbian minister tells of her struggles to live openly and maintain her ministry. 1st ed. New York: Morrow, 1990. 261 p.

Gen BX8495.D445A30 1990.

Denman, Rose Mary/United Methodist Church (U.S.)/Methodist Church (U.S.)/Lesbian clergy--United States--Biography.

2969. Dillon, Michele. Catholic identity : balancing reason, faith, and power. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. x, 289 p.

[...] 3. Official Church Teaching on Homosexuality, Women's Ordination, Abortion, and the Role of the Theologian -- [...] 5. Gay and Lesbian Catholics: "Owning the Identity Differently"[...].

Gen BX1406.2 .D53 1999.

Catholic Church/Catholics--United States--Attitudes/United States--Public opinion.

2970. Enroth, Ronald M. and Jamison, Gerald E. The gay church. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, [1974]. 144 p.

Gen BV4470.E6.

Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches/Church work with gays.

2971. Ferry, James. In the courts of the Lord : a gay priest's story. New York: Crossroad, 1994. xx, 231 p.

Originally published: Toronto : Key Porter Books, 1993.

Gen BX5620.F37 A3 1994.

Ferry, James/Anglican Church of Canada/Anglican Church of Canada/Gay clergy--Ontario--Biography/Ex-clergy--Ontario--Biography/Anglican Communion--Ontario--Clergy--Biography.

2972. Glaser, Chris. Uncommon calling ; a gay Christian's struggle to serve the church. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996. xxiii, 227 p.

Originally published: San Francisco : Harper & Row, c1988.

Gen BX9225.G54A30 1996.

Glaser, Chris/Presbyterians--United States--Biography/Gays--United States--Biography/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Church work with gays.

2973. Gury, Christian. L'honneur flétri d'un évêque homosexuel en 1937. Paris: Kimé, 2000. 266 p.

Gen BX1795.H66G879 2000.

Marcadé, Joseph Jean Yves/Catholic Church/Catholic Church--Diocese of Laval (Mayenne, France)/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Gay clergy--France/Homosexuality--France--History/Homosexuality/Church/Political History/20th Century.

2974. Hartman, Keith. Congregations in conflict : the battle over homosexuality. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 1996. xii, 195 p., [4] p. of plates.

Gen BR115.H6H380 1996.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gay men--United States--Religious life/Lesbians--United States--Religious life/Church controversies.

2975. Herman, Didi. The antigay agenda : orthodox vision and the Christian right. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. x, 242 p.

1. Introduction -- 2. Devil Discourse and the Shifting Construction of Homosexuality in Christianity Today -- 3. Representing Homosexuality and Its Agenda -- 4. No Lesbians, Gay Lesbians, Feminist Lesbians -- 5. (Il)legitimate Minorities: The Construction of Rights-(Un)deserving Subjects -- 6. The Christian Right versus Gay Rights in Colorado, 1992-1996 -- 7. Regulation, Restoration, Reconstruction: Conservative Christianity and the State -- Afterword: Thoughts on Backlash and Utopia.

Harp, Gen BR115. H6 H47 1997 .

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Fundamentalism--History--20th century/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2976. Herman, Didi. The anti-gay agenda: orthodox vision and the Christian right. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. x, 242 p.

Gen BR115.H6H47 1997.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Fundamentalism--History--20th century/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2977. Kell, Carl L. and Camp, L. Raymond. In the name of the Father : the rhetoric of the new Southern Baptist Convention. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, c1999. xv, 176 p.

[...] 8. The Rhetorics of Silence and Abomination: The Troublesome Issue of Homosexuality [...].

Gen BX6462.7 .K444 1999.

Southern Baptist Convention/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Southern Baptist Convention--History of doctrines--20th century.

2978. Leckie, Will and Stopfel, Barry. Courage to love : a gay priest stands up for his beliefs. 1st ed. New York: Doubleday, 1997. xxiv, 291 p.

Gen BX5995.S82L23 1997.

Stopfel, Barry/Leckie, Will/Episcopal Church/Christian gays--United States--Biography/Gay clergy--United States--Biography/Gay male couples--United States.

2979. Lewis, Nantawan Boonprasat. Revolution of spirit : ecumenical theology in global context : essays in honor of Richard Shaull. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, c1998. x, 303 p.

[...] A Journey of Faith: A Gay Perspective from the Late Twentieth Century / Andrew W. Conrad [...].

Gen BT83.57 .R48 1998.

Liberation theology.

2980. Mayes, Bernard Duncan. Escaping God's closet : the revelations of a queer priest. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001. x, 301 p.

Includes index.

Gen BX5995.M38 A3 2001 .

Mayes, Bernard Duncan/Episcopal Church/Ex-clergy--United States/Gay clergy--United States.

2981. Mjagkij, Nina and Spratt, Margaret. Men and women adrift : the YMCA and the YWCA in the city. New York: New York University Press, c1997. xviii, 311 p.

[...] Taking the young stranger by the hand : homosexual cruising at the YMCA, 1890-1980 / John D. Wrathall [...].

Gen, SSAd BV1040 .M46 1997 .

YMCA of the USA/Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A/Young Men's Christian associations--United States--History/Young Men's Christian associations--Membership/Young Women's Christian associations--United States--History.

2982. Moon, Dawne. The limits of Christian love : homosexuality and the politics of church. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, Dept. of Sociology, 2000. 2 v. (394 leaves).

Gen BT9999 Moon .

Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity--History of doctrines/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Protestant churches--United States--Doctrines--History--20th century/United States--Church history--20th century.

2983. Moore, Paul. Take a Bishop like me. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1979. viii, 200 p.

Gen BX5965.M82.

Moore, Paul/Episcopal Church/Ordination of women--Episcopal Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2984. Perry, Troy D. The lord is my shepherd and he knows I'm gay; the autobiography of the Rev. Troy D. Perry, as told to Charles L. Lucas. Los Angeles: Nash Pub., 1972.

Gen BR1725.P4A3.

Homosexuality--personal narratives/Gay clergy -- United States -- Biography.

2985. Perry, Troy D. and Swicegood, Thomas L. P. Don't be afraid anymore : the story of Reverend Troy Perry and the Metropolitan Community Churches. 1st ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. viii, 355 p., [16] p. of plates.

Gen BX9896.Z8P470 1990.

Perry, Troy D/Metropolitan Community Church/Church work with gays.

2986. Swatos, William H. and Wellman, James K. The power of religious publics : staking claims in American society. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 1999. viii, 237 p. (Religion in the age of transformation).

[...] 9. Religion Out of the Closet: Public Religion and Homosexuality / James K. Wellman, Jr. [...].

Gen BL2525 .P68 1999.

Religion and sociology/Sociology, Christian/United States--Religion--20th century.

2987. Vance, Laura Lee. Seventh-Day Adventism in crisis : gender and sectarian change in an emerging religion. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1999. x, 261 p.

Introduction: Religious Identity and Gender -- [...] 7. Drawing the Line: Gender, Homosexuality, and the Adventist Definition of Appropriate Sexuality [...].

Gen BX6115 .V36 1999.

Seventh-Day Adventists--History/Adventists--History/Sabbatarians--History/Women clergy/Ordination of women/Sex roles--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2988. Weaver, Mary Jo. What's left? : liberal American Catholics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c1999. xvi, 294 p.

Preface: Punctuating What's Left -- Introduction / Mary Jo Weaver -- [...] II. Personal Sexual Morality. 3. Abandoning Suspicion: The Catholic Left and Sexuality / Gene Burns. 4. Resisting Traditional Catholic Sexual Teaching: Pro-Choice Advocacy and Homosexual Support Groups / Mary Jo Weaver [...].

Gen BX1406.2 .W53 1999.

Catholic Church/United States--Church history--20th century.

2989. White, Mel. Stranger at the gate : to be gay and Christian in America. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. 333 p.

Gen BX9896.Z8W450 1994.

White, Mel/Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches/Gay men--United States--Religious life/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Evangelicalism--United States--Controversial literature/Conservatism--Religious aspects--Christianity--Controversial literature/United States--Moral conditions/The Religious right and homophobia.

133. Christianity -- Theology

2990. Barnett, Walter. Homosexuality and the Bible : an interpretation. Wallingford, PA: Pendle Hill Publications, 1979. 32 p. (Pendle Hill pamphlet, 226).

Gen BX7615.P42 no.226.

Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

2991. Bellis, Alice Ogden and Hufford, Terry L. Science, scripture, and homosexuality. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2002. 128 p.

Gen BR115.H6 B45 2002.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

2992. Brenner, Athalya. Samuel and Kings. Sheffield, Eng: Sheffield Academic Press, c2000. 149 p. (Feminist companion to the Bible Second series, 7).

[...] The Story of a Triangle? A Contribution to the Issue of Homosexuality in the First Testament / Silvia Schroer and Thomas Staubli. [...].

Gen BS1325.2 .S36 2000.


2993. Brunson, Harold E. Homosexuality and the New Testament : what does Christian Scripture really teach. San Francisco: International Scholars Publications, 1997. xvi, 85 p.

Gen BS2545.H63 B78 1997.

Bible/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

2994. Chopp, Rebecca S. and Davaney, Sheila Greeve. Horizons in feminist theology : identity, tradition, and norms Conference on Feminist Theology and the Role of Theory. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, c1997. viii, 264 p.

Papers from the Conference on Feminist Theology and the Role of Theory, held in 1994 at the Iliff School of Theology, Denver, Colo. [...] 7. The Body Politic vs. Lesbian Bodies: Publics, Counterpublics, and the Uses of Norms / Janet R. Jakobsen [...].

Gen BT83.55 .H66 1997.

Feminist theology--Congresses.

2995. Clark, J. Michael. Defying the darkness : gay theology in the shadows. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1997. 117 p.

Gen BL65.H64 C623 1997.

Clark, J. Michael/Homosexuality--Religious aspects/Suffering--Religious aspects/AIDS (Disease)--Religious aspects/Ecofeminism--Religious aspects.

2996. Clark, J. Michael, Stemmeler, Michael L., American Academy of Religion Gay Men's Issues in Religion Consultation, and American Academy of Religion Meeting. Constructing gay theology : proceedings of the Gay Men's Issues in Religion Consultation of the American Academy of Religion, Fall 1989. Las Colinas, Tex: Monument Press, 1991. v, 78 p. (Gay men's issues in religious studies series, v. 2).

Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Anaheim, Calif., 20 Nov. 1989.

Gen BR115.H6C680 1991.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity--Congresses/Gay men--Religious life--Congresses/Liberation theology--Congresses.

2997. Cleaver, Richard. Know my name : a gay liberation theology. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1995. xi, 161 p.

Gen BR115.H6C60 1995.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Liberation theology.

2998. Comstock, Gary David. Gay theology without apology. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1993. vii, 183 p.

1. Exodus and Resurrection: Transforming Pain and Suffering -- 2. Acknowledging Biblical Bias: Constructing a Christian Sexual Ethics -- 3. "And Vashti Refused": Rewriting the Stories of the Silenced -- 4. Lessons from Leviticus: Learning about the Misuse of Power -- 5. Seeing through the Camouflage: Jonathan as Unconventional Nurturer -- 6. Leaving Jesus: A Theology of Friendship and Autonomy -- 7. Salvation: Embodying Our Deepest Knowledge -- 8. Credo: The Creative and Saving Spirit of Community.

Gen BR115.H6C6730 1993.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gays--Religious life.

2999. Douglas, Kelly Brown. Sexuality and the Black church : a womanist perspective. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, c1999. xi, 162 p.

[...] 4. Homophobia and Heterosexism in the Black Church and Community. The Bible and Homosexuality. Homosexuality and the Well-Being of the Black Community. Homophobia and a Sexual Discourse of Resistance -- 5. God-Talk and Black Sexuality. Created in the Image of the God of Jesus Christ. Sexual Discourse and Authentic Black Faith. Homophobia: A Sin and Betrayal of Black Faith [...].

Gen BT83.9.D68 1999 .

Womanist theology/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Afro-Americans--Sexual behavior.

3000. Edwards, George R. Gay/lesbian liberation : a biblical perspective. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1984. xii, 153 p.

Gen BR115.H6E26.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Liberation theology.

3001. Fee, Gordon D., Soderlund, Sven, and Wright, N. T. Romans and the people of God : essays in honor of Gordon D. Fee on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, c1999. xii, 311 p.

[...] From Romans to the Real World: Biblical Principles and Cultural Change in Relation to Homosexuality and the Ministry of Women / R. T. France [...].

Gen BS2665.2 .R63 1999.


3002. Gagnon, Robert A. J. The Bible and homosexual practice : texts and hermeneutics. Nashville [TN]: Abingdon Press, 2001. 520 p.

Gen BS680.H67 G34 2001.

Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

3003. Goss, Robert E. and West, Mona. Take back the Word : a queer reading of the Bible. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2000. xvi, 239 p.

Gen BS680.H67 .T35 2000.

Bible/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching.

3004. Hauerwas, Stanley. Dispatches from the front : theological engagements with the secular. Durham [NC]: Duke University Press, 1994. 235 p.

Includes Chapter 8. Why Gays (as a Group) Are Morally Superior to Christians (as a Group).

Gen BT738.H320 1994.

Sociology, Christian/Forgiveness--Religious aspects--Christianity/Liberalism (Religion).

3005. Heyward, Carter. Our passion for justice : images of power, sexuality, and liberation. New York: Pilgrim Press, 1984. xx, 264 p.

Gen BT704.H62.

Woman (Christian theology)/Liberation theology/Feminism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3006. Heyward, Carter. Touching our strength : the erotic as power and the love of God. 1st ed. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989. x, 195 p.

Gen BT708.H490 1989.

Heyward, Carter/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Liberation theology/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3007. Heyward, Carter. Staying power : reflections on gender, justice, and compassion. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1995. xii, 175 p.

Gen BT83.55.H490 1995.

Feminist theology/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Christianity and justice.

3008. Heyward, Carter and Amanecida Collective. Revolutionary forgiveness : feminist reflections on Nicaragua. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1987. xxxvii, 150 p.

Gen BT83.57.R480 1987.

Amanecida Collective/Liberation theology/Communism and Christianity--Nicaragua/Feminist theology/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Nicaragua--History--Revolution, 1979--Religious aspects/Nicaragua--Military policy--Religious aspects/United States--Military policy--Religious aspects.

3009. Heyward, Carter and Davis, Ellen C. Speaking of Christ : a lesbian feminist voice. New York, N.Y: Pilgrim Press, 1989. 93 p.

Gen BT83.55.H480 1989.

Heyward, Carter/Feminist theology/Lesbianism--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3010. Hunt, Mary E. Fierce tenderness : a feminist theology of friendship. New York: Crossroad, 1991. xii, 204 p.

Gen BT83.55.H850 1991.

Feminist theology/Friendship--Religious aspects--Christianity/Lesbianism--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3011. The invention of sodomy in Christian theology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. x, 190 p. (The Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society).

A Prelude after Nietzsche: The Responsibilities of a History of Sodomy -- 1. The Passions of St. Pelagius -- 2. The Discovery of Sodomy -- 3. Peter Damian: Books in Gomorrah -- 4. Alan of Lille: Natural Artifices -- 5. The Care of Sodomites -- 6. Albert the Great: The Sodomitic Physiology -- 7. Thomas Aquinas: The Sin against Nature -- A Postlude after St. Ambrose: The Responsibilities of a Theology of Sodomy.

Gen BT708.6.J67 1997 .

Catholic Church/Catholic Church/Sodomy--Religious aspects--Christianity--History of doctrines--Middle Ages, 600-1500/Sodomy--Europe--History.

3012. Isherwood, Lisa. Introducing body theology. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Academic Press, c1998. 164 p.

[...] 5. Queering the Body: The Body in Lesbian and Gay Theology [...].

Gen BT741.2 .I84 1998.

Body, Human--Religious aspects.

3013. Mollenkott, Virginia R. Sensuous spirituality : out from fundamentalism. New York: Crossroad, 1992. 204 p.

Preface: Some Essential Explanations and Acknowledgments -- Ch. 1. The Heart of the Matter -- Ch. 2. A Tale of Two Handmaids -- Ch. 3. Midwifing Justice as the Wisdom of God Herself -- Ch. 4. Biblical Support for Honoring Human Diversity -- Ch. 5. Femininity, Masculinity, and Human Fulfillment -- Ch. 6. Gender Constructs and the Human Imaging of God -- Ch. 7. Eros Is a Spiritual Urge -- Ch. 8. The Sex-Love-Justice Connection in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures -- Ch. 9. Some Beatitudes for Today's Church: Toward Becoming More Functional Church "Families" -- Ch. 10. Procreative Self-Direction and a More Just Society -- Ch. 11. The Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Community as Social Transformer -- Ch. 12. Building Bridges between Interpretive Communities -- Appendix A: Milton's Use of the Bible to Defend Divorce for Incompatibility -- Appendix B: Diverse Forms of Family Mentioned or Implied in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures.

Gen BT83.55.M640 1992.

Mollenkott, Virginia R/Feminist theology/Lesbian clergy--United States--Biography/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Feminism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Fundamentalism/Church work with gays.

3014. Moore, Stephen D. God's beauty parlor : and other queer spaces in and around the Bible. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, c2001. xv, 344 p.

Gen BS680.H67 M66 2001.

Jesus Christ/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sex--Biblical teaching/Masculinity of God--Biblical teaching.

3015. Morrison, Melanie. The grace of coming home : spirituality, sexuality, and the struggle for justice. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1995. xviii, 166 p.

Gen BT83.55.M670 1995.

Morrison, Melanie/Feminist theology/Lesbianism--Religious aspects--Christianity/Christianity and justice/Lesbians--Religious life.

3016. Nelson, James B. Body theology. Louisville, Ky: Westminster/John Knox, 1992. 216.p.

Includes Chapters 4. Sources for Body Theology: Homosexuality as a Test Case -- 11. Illness as Body Interpretation: HIV and AIDS -- 12. I Thank God for You: A Sermon for Lesbian and Gay Awareness Week at United Theological Seminary.

Gen BT743.N350 1992.

Body, Human--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3017. Stuart, Elizabeth. Just good friends : towards a lesbian and gay theology of relationships. New York: Mowbray, 1995. xx, 261 p.

Gen BV4647.F7S780 1995.

Friendship--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

134. Christianity -- Ethics

3018. Brawley, Robert L. Biblical ethics & homosexuality : listening to scripture. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996. x, 162 p.

Gen BS680.H67B520 1996.

Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Sex--Biblical teaching/Ethics in the Bible/Christian ethics--Biblical teaching/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3019. Clark, J. Michael, Kowalewski, Mark R., and Stemmeler, Michael L. Gay affirmative ethics : essays. Las Colinas, Tex: Monument Press, 1993. vi, 133 p.

Gen HQ76.25.G3760 1993.

Homosexuality--Moral and ethical aspects/Homosexuality--Religious aspects.

3020. Ellison, Marvin Mahan. Erotic justice : a liberating ethic of sexuality. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996. xii, 142 p.

Gen HQ32 .E566 1996.

Sexual ethics/Social ethics/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Liberation theology.

3021. Grenz, Stanley. Welcoming but not affirming : an evangelical response to homosexuality. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, c1998. xii, 210 p.

Introduction: Homosexuality and Christian Sexual Ethics -- 1. Homosexuality in Contemporary Perspective -- 2. The Bible and Homosexuality: The Exegetical Debate -- 3. Homosexuality and Church Teaching -- 4. Homosexuality and Biblical Authority -- 5. Homosexuality and the Christian Sex Ethic -- 6. Homosexuality and the Church -- Epilogue: The Welcoming but Not Affirming Community.

Gen BR115.H6 G74 1998.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Moral and ethical aspects/Evangelicalism.

3022. Hefling, Charles C. Our selves, our souls, and bodies : sexuality and the household of God. Cambridge, Mass: Cowley Publications, 1996. xv, 213 p.

Gen BT708.O87 1996.

Episcopal Church/Episcopal Church/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Episcopal Church/Sexual ethics/Christian ethics--Anglican authors/Anglican Communion--United States--Doctrines/Anglican Communion--United States--Membership.

3023. Hilton, Bruce. Can homophobia be cured? : wrestling with questions that challenge the church. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1992. 128 p.

Gen BR115.H6H54 1992.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gays/Homosexuality--Biblical teaching/Church work with gays.

3024. Jersild, Paul T. Spirit ethics : scripture and the moral life. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, c2000. vii, 204 p.

[...] 7. Homosexuality [...].

Gen BJ1251 .J376 2000.

Christian ethics--Lutheran authors/Social ethics.

3025. Meilaender, Gilbert. Things that count : essays moral and theological. Wilmington, DE: ISI Books, 2000. 393 p.

[...] 4. Homosexuality in Christian Perspective [...].

Gen BJ1251 .M45 2000.

Christian ethics/Social ethics.

3026. Pittenger, William Norman. Time for consent: a Christian's approach to homosexuality. London : S.C.M. Press, 1967.

Gen BV4780.S4P67.

Homosexuality/Homosexuality--Relgious aspects--Christianity.

3027. Pronk, Pim. Against nature? : types of moral argumentation regarding homosexuality. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, 1993. xxi, 350 p.

Translation of: Tegennatuurlijk? Foreword / Hendrik Hart -- I. The Traditional Appraisal. A. Introduction: framing the question. B. Elements in the traditional condemnation. C. The origin of the elements. D. Arguments in favor of tolerance. E. The positions of churches in other countries. F. The situation outside the Netherlands: a summary -- II. A Look at the Explanations. A. Introduction: framing the question. B. The problem of definition. C. Homosexuality as psychological phenomenon. D. Sexuality and the societal relations of the sexes. E. Biological explanations I: ethology and endocrinology. F. Biological explanations II: sociobiology and genetics. G. Social-scientific explanations: constructivism. H. Explanation and evaluation -- III. Against Nature? "Nature" and Ethics. A. Introduction: framing the question. B. Nature as normative entity? C. Why homosexuality is not unnatural. D. Wants and reasons -- IV. Homosexuality and the Will of God. A. Introduction: framing the question. B. Bible texts: their exegesis and interpretation. C. The role of revelational models of interpretation in theological-ethical discussion. D. Ethics and the appeal to revelation.

Gen BR115.H6P766130 1993.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Moral and ethical aspects.

3028. Rudy, Kathy. Sex and the church : gender, homosexuality, and the transformation of Christian ethics. Boston: Beacon Press, c1997. xvii, 157 p.

Ch. 1. A Divided Church -- Ch. 2. "Haven in a Heartless World" -- Ch. 3. Sexuality, Salvation, and the Campaign for Family Values -- Ch. 4. Gay Communities and the Value of Family -- Ch. 5. "In Christ There Is No Male and Female" -- Ch. 6. Toward a Progressive Sexual Ethic.

Gen BR115.H6R83 1997.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sex role--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sexual ethics/Christian ethics.

3029. Schmidt, Thomas E. Straight & narrow? : compassion & clarity in the homosexuality debate. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 1995. 239 p.

Gen BR115.H6S35 1995.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Moral and ethical aspects/Evangelicalism.

3030. Spencer, Daniel T. Gay and Gaia : ethics, ecology, and the erotic. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 1996. xi, 450 p.

Gen BT695.5.S7 1996.

Spencer, Daniel T/Ecology--Religious aspects--Christianity/Environmental ethics/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Sexual ethics/Christian ethics.

135. Christianity -- Pastoral Care

3031. Anderson, Herbert. The family handbook. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998. xxi, 345 p. (The family, religion, and culture).

[...] Ministry with Families with Homosexual Sons or Daughters. [...].

Gen BL2525 .R455 1998.

Family--Religious aspects--Comparative studies/Church work with families--United States/Family--United States/United States--Religion--1960-.

3032. Comstock, Gary David. A whosoever church : welcoming lesbians and gay men into African American congregations. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, c2001. vii, 296 p.

Gen BV4468.2.A34 C65 2001.

Church work with African American gays/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/African American clergy.

3033. Comstock, Gary David. The work of a gay college chaplain : becoming ourselves in the company of others. New York: Harrington Park Press, c2001. xiii, 149 p.

Gen BR115.H6 C674 2001.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gays--Religious life.

3034. Empereur, James L. Spiritual direction and the gay person. New York: Continuum, 1998. xii, 180 p.

1. The gift of gay spirituality in spiritual direction -- 2. The right of the gay person to have a spiritual life -- 3. Gay spirituality: living on the margins -- 4. The gay person's passage through suffering -- 5. Scripture in gay spirituality -- 6. Liturgy and embodiment -- 7. Spiritual direction and the Conformist gay -- 8. Spiritual direction and the Conscientious gay -- 9. Spiritual direction and the Interindividual gay.

Gen BV5053 .E474 1998.

Spiritual direction/Gays--Pastoral counseling of/Church work with gays/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gays--Religious life.

3035. Graham, Larry Kent. Discovering images of God : narratives of care among lesbians and gays. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, c1997. xi, 205 p.

Introduction: Pastoral Theology and Lesbian and Gay Experience -- 1. Affirmation and Solidarity: Establishing the Framework of Care -- 2. Breaking the Bubble: Care and Coming Out -- 3. Partners and Lovers: Bridging Eros and Agape Through Care -- 4. The Ark of Promise: Caring for Lesbian and Gay Families -- 5. The Desolation of Our Habitations: Care in Loss and Crisis -- 6. Affirmtion, Advocacy, and Opposition: Dimensions of Comprehensive Communal Care -- 7. Constructing the Imago Dei -- 8. Disclosing the Image of God: Consequences for Care.

Gen BV4437.5 .G73 1997.

Church work with gays--United States/Gays--Religious life--United States.

3036. Harvey, John F. The homosexual person : new thinking in pastoral care. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1987. 255 p.

Gen BX2347.8.H65H370 1987.

Catholic Church/Gays--Pastoral counseling of/Homosexuality/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3037. Hazel, Dann. Witness : gay and lesbian clergy report from the front. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, c2000. 147 p.

1. The Scheme of Things -- 2. Witnessing in Exile -- 3. Prophets amid Tumult -- 4. Visionaries in a New Land -- 5. Reformation 2000.

Gen BR115.H6 H39 2000.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gay clergy--United States/Lesbian clergy--United States.

3038. McNeill, John J. Freedom, glorious freedom : the spiritual journey to the fullness of life for gays, lesbians, and everybody else. Boston: Beacon Press, 1995. xiv, 232 p.

Gen BV4596.G38M650 1995.

Gays--Religious life/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Twelve-step programs--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3039. Neuger, Christie Cozad and Poling, James N. The Care of men. Nashville [Tenn.]: Abingdon Press, c1997. 254 p.

[...] C. 8. Pastoral Care of Gay Men / Randle Mixon [...].

Gen BT703.5.C37 1997.

Men (Christian theology)/Church work with men/Men--United States.

3040. Switzer, David K. and Thornburg, John. Pastoral care of gays, lesbians, and their families. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, c1999. ix, 156 p. (Creative pastoral care and counseling series).

1. The Constant Dilemmas of Pastoral Caregiving -- 2. What Is Homosexuality and How Does It Come About? -- 3. What the Bible Says about Homosexuality (Homosexual Acts) -- 4. Pastoral Care and Counseling of Gays and Lesbians -- 5. Pastoral Care and Counseling of Families of Gays and Lesbians -- 6. The Congregation as a Caring Community for Gay Men and Lesbians / John Tornburg.

Gen BV4437.5 .S85 1999 .

Gays--Pastoral counseling of/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Church work with gays.

136. Catholic Church

3041. Alison, James. Faith beyond resentment : fragments Catholic and gay. New York: Crossroad Pub. Co, 2001. xv, 239 p.

Gen BX1795.H66 A45 2001.

Catholic Church/Catholic gays--Religious life.

3042. Coleman, Gerald D. Homosexuality : Catholic teaching and pastoral practice . New York: Paulist Press, 1995. ix, 207 p.

Gen BX1795.H66C650 1995.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Gays--Pastoral counseling of/Gays--Religious life.

3043. Curb, Rosemary and Manahan, Nancy. Lesbian nuns : breaking silence. 1st ed. Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, 1985. xliii, 383 p.

Gen BX4225.L470 1985.

Lesbian nuns--United States--Biography.

3044. Gramick, Jeannine. Homosexuality in the priesthood and the religious life. New York: Crossroad, 1989. xv, 251 p.

Gen BX1795.H66H670 1989.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Gay clergy--United States/Lesbian nuns--United States.

3045. Holtz, Raymond C. Listen to the stories : gay and lesbian Catholics talk about their lives and the church. New York: Garland, 1991. xxviii, 249 p.

Gen BX1795.H66L570 1991.

Catholic Church/Catholic gays/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3046. Jordan, Mark D. The silence of Sodom : homosexuality in modern Catholicism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. 322 p.

1. The Pope Converts: Imagination, Bureaucracy, Silence -- Church Words. 2. Teaching by Threatening. 3. Bureaucratic Morals -- Church Lives. 4. Living Inside. 5. Memoirs of Priestly Sodomy. 6. Reproducing "Father" 7. Clerical Camp -- Church Dreams. 8. Reiteration, or The Pleasures of Obedience. 9. Repentance, or Schools for New Speech.

Gen BX1795.H66 J67 2000.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3047. Jordan, Patrick and Baumann, Paul. Commonweal confronts the century : liberal convictions, Catholic tradition . New York: Simon & Schuster, c1999. 411 p.

[...] Against Gay Marriage / Jean Bethke Elshtain [...].

Gen BX1753 .C525 1999.

Sociology, Christian (Catholic).

3048. Kiev, Alexander. Los ángeles también escriben cartas. 2a ed. Zapopan, México: A. Kiev, c1998. 194 p.

"Un relato de contradicción religiosa en la cúpla cardenalicia y papal, acerca de los homosexuales, el amor, los ángeles y los custodios de la fe.".

Gen BX1795.H66 K54 1998.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Angels/Homosexuality in the Bible.

3049. Liuzzi, Peter J. With listening hearts : understanding the voices of lesbian and gay Catholics. New York: Paulist Press, c2001. xii, 120 p.

Gen BX1795.H66 L58 2001.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3050. Maher, Michael Jr. Being gay and lesbian in a Catholic high school : beyond the uniform. New York: Harrington Park Press, c2001. xi, 169 p. (Haworth gay & lesbian studies).

Gen BX1795.H66 M34 2001 .

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Catholic high school students/Catholic gays.

3051. McNeill, John J. Both feet firmly planted in midair : my spiritual journey. 1st ed. Louisville, Ky: Westminster John Knox Press, c1998. x, 184 p.

1. Why Buffalo? -- 2. The Battlin' Sharkeys -- 3. Coming of Age -- 4. Prisoner of War -- 5. Vocation -- 6. Ordination -- 7. The Quest -- 8. 9. Triumphant Return? -- 10. Search and Discovery - 11. Extracting the Truth -- 12. Launching Gay Ministry -- 13. The Church and the Homosexual -- 14. Imprimi Potest -- 15. The Media Response -- 16. Trouble! Trouble! Trouble! -- 17. Healing Ministry -- 18. Support of My Jsuit Brothers and My Peers -- 19. My Discernment of Spirits -- 20. Expulsion -- 21. Where Will I Be Buried? -- 22. Our Home in the Country -- 23. Taking a Chance on God -- 24. The Italian Tour -- 25. Support from Metropolitan Community Church -- 26. The Trilogy Is Complete -- 27. Sister Sheila -- 28. The Saging -- 29. Toward Spiritual Maturity -- 30. My Spiritual Life Today -- Epilogue: Praise to Charlie -- Annotated Bibliography of the Publications of John J. McNeill.

Gen BX4668.3.M38 A3 1998.

McNeill, John J/Jesuits/Ex-priests, Catholic--United States--Biography/Gay clergy--United States--Biography/Catholic gays--United States--Biography.

3052. McNeill, John J. The church and the homosexual. Updated and expanded ed. Boston: Beacon Press, 1988. xii, 266 p.

Gen HQ76.25.M380 1988; 1976 edi. at Gen HQ76.M19.

Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Homosexuality in the Bible/Church work with gays--United States.

3053. Mirabet i Mullol, Antoni. Homosexualitat a l'inici del segle XXI. [Barcelona]: Claret, [2000]. 528 p.

Gen HQ76.25.M568 2000.

Homosexuality/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Societies, etc.

3054. Nugent, Robert SDS. A Challenge to love : gay and lesbian Catholics in the church. New York: Crossroad, 1983. xiv, 290 p.

Gen BX1795.H66C43.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Church work with gays--United States.

3055. Peddicord, Richard. Gay and lesbian rights : a question--sexual ethics or social justice? Kansas City: Sheed & Ward, 1996. xi, 209 p.

Gen BX1795.H66 P43 1996.

Gay rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3056. Rosser, B. R. Simon. Gay Catholics down under : the journeys in sexuality and spirituality of gay men in Australia and New Zealand. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 1992. x, 243 p.

Gen BX1795.H66R670 1992.

Catholic gays--Australia--Interviews/Catholic gays--New Zealand--Interviews/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3057. Ryan, Penelope. Practicing Catholic : the search for a livable Catholicism. 1st ed. New York: Henry Holt, 1998. xxi, 216 p.

1. Charging Interest, Dealing with Change -- 2. Who Says So?: Authority in the Church and Papal Infallibility -- 3. Don't Baptize Them If You Won't Ordain Them: Women, Ordination, and the Catholic Church -- 4. Celibacy and the Priesthood: Mandate Versus Calling -- 5. Sex and the Church: Birth Control, Abortion, Fertility Procedures -- 6. Marriage, Divorce, Remarriage, Annulment -- 7. Gay and Unhappy: Life as a Catholic Homosexual -- 8. Growing Up Responsibly Catholic: Freedom and Loyal Dissent -- 9. Map for the Future: Moving Toward a New Millennium -- App. Church Documents.

Gen BX1751.2 .R9 1998.

Ryan Penelope/Catholic Church/Catholic Church.

3058. Sheehy, John F. The Church's history of injustice and why this priest left. Lanham, Md: University Press of America, c1999. 127 p.

[...] Ch. 14. Homosexuality and the Church Today [...].

Gen BX1765.2 .S44 1999.

Sheehy, John F/Catholic Church/Catholic Church/Christianity and justice--Catholic Church/Church and social problems--Catholic Church--History/Celibacy--Catholic Church/Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

3059. Shinnick, Maurice. This remarkable gift : being gay and Catholic. St. Leonards, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin, 1997. xxii, 194 p.

1. Opening the dialogue -- 2. A gay and Christian identity -- 3. A clash of loyalties -- 4. Developing Catholic sexual theology -- 5. Uncertain bishops struggle as teachers and pastors -- 6. Broadening the dialogue: the contribution of modern social theory -- 7. Finding a new direction through dialogue.

Gen BX1795.H66 S55 1997.

Catholic gays.

3060. Thévenot, Xavier. Homosexualités masculines et morale chrétienne. 2e éd. Paris: Editions du Cerf, 1985. 326 p. (Recherches morales, 9).

Gen BX1795.H66T440 1985.

Catholic Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church/Homosexuality.

3061. Wills, Garry. Papal sin : structures of deceit. 1st ed. New York: Doubleday, c2000. viii, 326 p.

I. Historical Dishonesties. [...] II. Doctrinal Dishonesties. [...] 13. A Gay Priesthood. [...] III. The Honesty Issue. [...] IV. The Splendor of Truth.

Law, Harp, Gen BX1765.2 .W54 2000 .

Catholic Church/Papacy.

3062. Wolf, James G. Gay priests. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. xxiii, 216 p.

Gen, Harp BX1912.9.G3580 1989.

Catholic Church/Gay clergy/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Catholic Church.

137. Episcopal Church

3063. Boyd, Malcolm. Take off the masks. 1st ed. Garden City, N.Y: Doubleday, 1978. x, 178 p., [4] leaves of plates.

Gen BX5995.B71A32.

Boyd, Malcolm/Episcopal Church/Clergy--United States--Biography/Gays--United States--Biography.

3064. Boyd, Malcolm. Gay priest : an inner journey. 1st ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. x, 163 p.

Gen BX5995.B66A30 1986.

Boyd, Malcolm/Episcopal Church/Anglican Communion--United States--Clergy--Biography/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity/Gay clergy--United States--Biography.

3065. Hefling, Charles C. Our selves, our souls, and bodies : sexuality and the household of God. Cambridge, Mass: Cowley Publications, 1996. xv, 213 p.

Gen BT708.O87 1996.

Episcopal Church/Episcopal Church/Sex--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Episcopal Church/Sexual ethics/Christian ethics--Anglican authors/Anglican Communion--United States--Doctrines/Anglican Communion--United States--Membership.

3066. Heskins, Jeffrey. Unheard voices. London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 2001. ix, 238 p.

Gen BX5149.M5H47 2001.

St. Luke's (Church : Charlton, England)/Same-sex marriage--England--Religious aspects--Christianity/Homosexuality--England--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3067. Leckie, Will and Stopfel, Barry. Courage to love : a gay priest stands up for his beliefs. 1st ed. New York: Doubleday, 1997. xxiv, 291 p.

Gen BX5995.S82 L23 1997.

Stopfel, Barry/Leckie, Will/Episcopal Church/Christian gays--United States--Biography/Gay clergy--United States--Biography/Gay male couples--United States.

3068. Moore, Paul. Take a Bishop like me. 1st ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1979. viii, 200 p.

Gen BX5965.M82.

Moore, Paul/Episcopal Church/Ordination of women--Episcopal Church/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity.

3069. Spong, John Shelby and Spong, Christine M. The bishop's voice : selected essays, 1979-1999. New York: Crossroad Pub, c1999. 238 p.

[...] 40. Homosexuality. 41. Debating Sexual Issues [...].

Gen BX5995.S77 A5 1999.

Spong, John Shelby/Episcopal Church/Christianity.

138. Evangelical Lutheran Church

3070. FEPS (Fédération des Eglises protestantes de la Suisse) Commission théologique. Qui a peur des homosexuelles : Discussions autour des prises de position des Eglises protestantes de Suisse. Genève: Labor et Fides, 2001. 237 p.


Homosexuality/Church Position.

3071. Scharen, Christian Batalden. Married in the sight of God : theology, ethics, and church debates over homosexuality. Lanham, Md: University Press of America, c2000. xxiv, 171 p.

Gen BX8074.H65 S33 2000.

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Evangelical Lutheran Church in America/Marriage--Religious aspects--Evangelical Lutheran Church in America/Sex--Religious aspects--Evangelical Lutheran Church in America/Ordination of gays--Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

139. United Methodist Church

3072. Denman, Rose Mary. Let my people in : a lesbian minister tells of her struggles to live openly and maintain her ministry. 1st ed. New York: Morrow, 1990. 261 p.

Gen BX8495.D445A30 1990.

Denman, Rose Mary/United Methodist Church (U.S.)/Methodist Church (U.S.)/Lesbian clergy--United States--Biography.

3073. Richey, Russell E., Lawrence, William Benjamin, and Campbell, Dennis M. Questions for the twenty-first century church. Nashville, Tenn: Abingdon Press, c1999. 343 p. (United Methodism and American culture, vol. 4).

[...] Will Homosexuality Split the Church? / Daniel M. Bell, Jr. [...].

Gen BX8331.2 .Q47 1999.

United Methodist Church (U.S.)/Twenty-first century.

3074. Sample, Tex and DeLong, Amy E. The loyal opposition : struggling with the church on homosexuality / edited by Tex Sample & Amy E. DeLong. Nashville: Abingdon Press, c2000. 204 p.

Foreword / Leontine T. C. Kelly -- Introduction: The Loyal Opposition / Tex Sample -- One of These Days / Amy E. DeLong -- 1. "The Loyal Opposition" and Scripture / Victor Paul Furnish -- 2. Unity with Integrity in God's Mission / Roy I. Sano -- 3. Homosexuality and the Church: Evangelical Commitment and Prophetic Responsibility / Dwight W. Vogel -- 4. Homosexuality and the Social Principles / E. Dale Dunlap -- 5. Homosexual Unions and the Social Principles: Blessing the Incompatible? / L. Edward Phillips -- 6. The Last Prejudice / Gilbert Haven Caldwell -- 7. "The Journey": A Sermon / Jeanne Audrey Powers -- 8. Resisting the Church on Homosexuality / Barbara B. Troxell -- 9. That's the Dumbest Thing I've Ever Heard! A Sermon on Resisting Invisibility / Susan Laurie -- 10. A Journey Toward Authenticity / Terry L. Norman -- 11. Dedicated, Disciplined Dissenters: Ecclesiastical Disobedience and Doctrinal Faithfulness / Ignacio Castuera -- 12. Ecclesial Disobedience as a Spiritual Discipline / Joretta L. Marshall -- 13. Conscience and Ecclesial Disobedience / J. Philip Wogaman -- 14. Friendly to Liberty? / John Kruse -- Conclusion:Razing the Roof / Amy E. DeLong -- App. A. Frequently Cited Paragraphs from The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church -- App. B. 1998 Judicial Council Ruling -- App. C. Bishop Tuell's Response to the Greg Dell Case -- App. D. A Madison Affirmation: On Homosexuality and Christian Faith.

Gen BX8385.H6L68 2000.

United Methodist Church (U.S.)/Homosexuality--Religious aspects--United Methodist Church (U.S.).

3075. Wood, James R. Where the Spirit leads : the evolving views of United Methodists on homosexuality. Nashville: Abingdon Press, c2000. 144 p.

Introduction: Sleeping or Watching? -- 1. Seeing Our Differences. The Denver Fifteen. The Controversy over Homosexuality in the UMC. United Methodists and Abortion. Who Would Leave Us over the Issue of Homosexuality? A Crisis for Methodism -- 2. Claiming Our Heritage. Biblical Religion That Is Experienced. The Appreciation of Theological and Social Diversity. Geographical and Social Outreach. The Connection. Social Action as an Expression of Biblical Faith. Signs of Unity -- 3. Talking About the Bible. The Early Church as an Exampe. Imagined Correspondence with the Apostle Paul. Meeting the Living Christ. Taking Culture into Account -- 4. Opening Our Minds. A Lost Evangelical Virtue. All the World's Knowledge. God's Continuing Revelation. Challenging Others to Think -- 5. Enlarging Our Circles. The Bible's Mandate. A Sociological Truth. How Their Circles of Friendship Influence Delegates. The Uniqueness of The United Methodist Church. Points of View. Opening to the Holy Spirit -- 6. Honoring Our Agreements. Reaching Our Agreements. Enforcing Our Agreements.tMinistering to the World. Living with Our Disagreements -- 7. A Time to Lead. Culture Change. God Calls The United Methodist Church. Signs of Waking. A Vision of the Future. Emerging Agreements. A Cloud of Witnesses.

Gen BX8385.H6 W66 2000.

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