Book List

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TitleAuthor(s)Amazon Store Link
Being Jesus in Nashville: Finding the Courage to Live Your Life (Whoever and Wherever You Are)Jim Palmer
Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian ChristiansCandace Chellew
Queer Religiosities: An Introduction to Queer and Transgender Studies in ReligionMelissa M. Wilcox
Freedom, Glorious Freedom: The Spiritual Journey to the Fullness of Life for Gays, Lesbians, and Everybody ElseJohn J. McNeill
Taking a Chance on God: Liberating Theology for Gays, Lesbians, and Their Lovers, Families, and FriendsJohn J. McNeill
The Church and the HomosexualJohn J. McNeill
Gay Christian 101: Spiritual Self-Defense for Gay Christians - What the Bible Really Says About HomosexualityRick Brentlinger
If Grace Is True: Why God Will Save Every PersonPhilip Gulley, James Mulholland
The Man Jesus Loved: Homoerotic Narratives from the New TestamentTheodore W. Jennings Jr.
Art That Dares: Gay Jesus, Woman Christ, and MoreKittredge Cherry
A New Christianity for a New World: Why Traditional Faith Is Dying and How a New Faith Is Being BornJohn Shelby Spong
Anything But Straight: Unmasking the Scandals and Lies Behind the Ex-Gay MythWayne Besen
Gifted by Otherness: Gay and Lesbian Christians in the ChurchM.R. Ritley, Louis William Countryman
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth CenturyJohn Boswell, Mark D. Jordan
Don't Be Afraid Anymore: The Story of Reverend Troy Perry and the Metropolitan Community ChurchesTroy D. Perry, Thomas L.P. Swicegood
A Spirituality Named Compassion: Uniting Mystical Awareness with Social Justice Matthew Fox
Being PeaceThich Nhat Hanh
Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak OutLoraine Hutchins, Lani Kaahumanu
Born of a Woman: A Bishop Rethinks the Virgin Birth and the Treatment of Women by a Male-Dominated ChurchJohn Shelby Spong
Desert Wisdom: Sayings from the Desert FathersYushi Nomura
Divine Nobodies: Shedding Religion to Find God (and the unlikely people who help you)Jim Palmer
Epic of Gilgamesh
Equal Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies, and CelebrationsKittredge Cherry, Zalmon Sherwood
Faith, Love and Australia: The Conservative Case for Same-Sex MarriagePaul Ritchie
Fall to Grace: A Revolution of God, Self & SocietyJay Bakker
Hide & SpeakKittredge Cherry
Is the Homosexual My Neighbor? A Positive Christian ResponseLetha Dawson Scanzoni, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
Jesus and the Shamanic Tradition of Same-Sex LoveWill Roscoe
Jesus in Love: A NovelKittredge Cherry
Jesus in Love: At the CrossKittredge Cherry
Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We Don't Know About Them)Bart D. Ehrman
Jonathan Loved David: Homosexuality in Biblical TimesTom Horner
Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on PrayerC.S. Lewis
Liberating the Gospels: Reading the Bible with Jewish EyesJohn Shelby Spong
Life and HolinessThomas Merton
Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular WorldHenri Nouwen
Living Buddha, Living ChristThich Nhat Hanh
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and WhyBart D. Ehrman
Models of God: Theology for an Ecological, Nuclear AgeSallie McFague
New Seeds of ContemplationThomas Merton
Praying Like Jesus: The Lord's Prayer in a Culture of ProsperityJames Mulholland
Primary Speech: A Psychology of PrayerAnn Ulanov, Barry Ulanov
Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of ScriptureJohn Shelby Spong
Riding Wild Horses Home: A Conservative Christian ApologyKatherine Unthank
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern EuropeJohn Boswell
Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in a Cynical TimePaul Rogat Loeb
Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging TimesPaul Rogat Loeb
Spiritual Maturity: Stories and Reflections for the Ongoing Journey of the SpiritJoseph Sharp
Struggling With ScriptureWalter Brueggemann, William C. Placher, Brian K. Blount
Telling Truths in Church: Scandal, Flesh, and Christian SpeechJohn Boswell, Mark D. Jordan
The Art of Coming Out: Cartoons for the LGBTQ CommunityDavid Hayward
The Bible Tells Me So: Uses and Abuses of Holy ScriptureJim Hill, Rand Cheadle
The Bisexual OptionFritz Klein
The Bliss of Becoming One! Integrating "Feminine" Feelings into the Male Psyche Mainstreaming the Gender CommunityRachel Miller
The Case for Same-Sex Marriage: From Sexual Liberty to Civilized CommitmentWilliam N. Eskridge
The Children Are Free: Reexamining the Biblical Evidence on Same-Sex RelationshipsJeff Miner, John Tyler Connoley
The Cross in the ClosetTimothy Kurek
The Dishonest ChurchJack Good
The Essential Guide to Gay and Lesbian WeddingsTess Ayers, Paul Brown
The Grace AwakeningCharles Swindoll
The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of FearPaul Rogat Loeb
The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Perseverance and Hope in Troubled TimesPaul Rogat Loeb
The Invention of Sodomy in Christian TheologyJohn Boswell, Mark D. Jordan
The Need and the Blessing of PrayerKarl Rahner
The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Wedding PhotographyKathryn Hamm, Thea Dodds
The New Testament and Homosexuality: Contextual Background for Contemporary DebateRobin Scroggs
The Portable EmersonCarl Bode, Malcolm Cowley
The Prayer of Jesus: Secrets to Real Intimacy with GodHank Hanegraaff
The Screwtape LettersC.S. Lewis
The Sermon on the Mount: The Key to Success in LifeEmmet Fox
The Seven Storey Mountain: An Autobiography of FaithThomas Merton
The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian CultureWalter L. Williams
Their Own Receive Them Not: African American Lesbians and Gays in Black ChurchesHorace L. Griffin
To Melt a Golden Calf: An Evangelical Christian Case for Same-Sex RelationshipsPeter Aelred
Understanding the Bible: An Introduction for Skeptics, Seekers, and Religious LiberalsJohn A. Buehrens
What God Has Joined Together: The Christian Case for Gay MarriageDavid G. Myers, Letha Dawson Scanzoni
What the Bible Really Says About HomosexualityDaniel A. Helminiak
What's So Amazing About Grace?Philip Yancey
When Religion is an AddictionRobert N. Minor
When We Talk About God... Let's Be HonestR. Kirby Godsey 
Why Christianity Must Change or Die: A Bishop Speaks to Believers In ExileJohn Shelby Spong
Wide Open Spaces: Beyond Paint-by-Number ChristianityJim Palmer