Bernadette J. Brooten’s book Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism got someone’s attention; it earned the 1997 Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Studies and an award from the American Academy of Religion, but it was ignored by much of the lesbian and
Young author challenges historian Boswell’s conclusions Since John Boswell’s Christmas Eve death to AIDS in 1994, no one has risen to fill his position as the foremost scholar on the history of lesbian and gay Christianity. Mark Jordan may be one candidate to fill that
A Groundswell of Gay Spirituality “Being gay is not an accident . . . it is a calling.” I read these words and quietly gasped with joy. I was on the train to New York City passing the time by reading M.R. Ritley’s God’s Gay
The universal homospirituality After that last issue of Whosoever, the Spirit prompted a hotbot search for “homospirituality” on the web, and all that came up was Carmen Chimento’s book Beyond the Universe: The New Christian Theology (The Spiritual House Press, Brookline, N.H., 1996). I have
Since lesbian and gay people are just beginning to find role models, few examples of healthy relationships with partners and families of choice exist, but the senior pastor of the world’s largest predominately lesbian and gay church has written a book that fills this void.
Honesty lands Southern Baptist in hot water Finding a good, intellectually challenging book in a Baptist bookstore is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack. So, it’s no surprise that more than 60 Baptists bookstores have refused to carry the new book by Kirby