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We Were Baptised Too: claiming God’s grace for lesbians and gays

We Were Baptised Too: claiming God’s grace for lesbians and gays
By Marilyn Bennett Alexander

Within the liturgy, congregations pledge to accept, love forgive and nurture the newly baptised member. The church, however, often lives out this covenant selectively, forcing its gay/lesbian members into silence, alienation, and doubt. This book challenges the church to take baptism and communion seriously as a means of grace. You can browse or read the […]

Welcoming but not Affirming: an evangelical response to homosexuality

Welcoming but not Affirming: an evangelical response to homosexuality
By Stanley J Grenz

An Evangelical himself, Stanley Grenz puts the case for welcoming LGBT people to church, but not affirming sexual relationships.  This book does not represent the views of Changing Attitude, but is a good primer of the conservative Evangelical position. As one reader comments: ‘Grenz does use scripture well, and avoids many of the pitfalls that […]

What Christians Think About Homosexuality: six representative viewpoints

What Christians Think About Homosexuality: six representative viewpoints
By L R Holben

This is a description of all Christian points of view on homosexuality, what the biblical and theological bases for each are, how they are criticised, and how they answer their critics.

What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality

What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality
By Daniel A Helminiak

The author writes: ‘Living in the Bible Belt since 1981, I came to this sad realisation: Bible religion plays a major role in allowing violence against lesbian and gay people to occur. Quote the Bible, and all discussion suddenly comes to an end. Supposedly, the Bible condemns homosexuality, and some people take that to mean […]

What the Bible Really Teaches: a challenge to fundamentalists

What the Bible Really Teaches: a challenge to fundamentalists
By Keith Ward

This prominent theologian adds his contribution to the authority of Scripture debate An impassioned contribution to the debate about the authority of scripture – how we read the Bible, and how, the author believes, a fundamentalist reading is unsustainable. This book will infuriate many and delight others, and will make a valuable contribution to the […]

Witness: gay and lesbian clergy report from the front

Witness: gay and lesbian clergy report from the front
By Dann Hazel

First-person accounts of the challenges faced by gay and lesbian clergy in their efforts to do theology and build accepting faith communities.