EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

If you’re interested in learning more about gay-friendly, Christian understandings of the Bible and theology, this bibliography can serve as a great starting point.

Basic Terminology (25k PDF*) – gender and sexuality 

Introductory Level Texts 

(With a strong focus on Scripture)

The Children Are Free: Reexamining the Biblical Evidence on Same-Sex Relationships

by Jeff Miner and John Tyler Connoley

The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart

by Peter Gomes

Science, Scripture, and Homosexuality

by Alice Ogden Bellis and Terry L. Hufford

Voices from the Kingdom: All God’s Children Have Keys

by Beverley Cole

Homosexuality and Christian Faith: Questions of Conscience for the Churches

Ed. by Walter Wink 

Theology

Know My Name: A Gay Liberation Theology

by Richard Cleaver

Coming Out as Sacrament

by Chris Glasser

Sexuality and the Christian Body: Their Way into the Triune God

by Eugene F. Rogers 

Worship Resources

Shaping Sanctuary: Proclaiming God’s Grace in an Inclusive Church

Ed. by Kelly Turney