Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century By John Boswell
What the Bible Really Says About Homosexuality By Daniel A. Helminiak
Openly Gay, Openly Christian: A Gay-Friendly Approach to Scripture By Samuel Kader
The New Testament and Homosexuality: Contextual Background for Contemporary Debate By Robin Scroggs
Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism: A Bishop Rethinks the Meaning of Scripture By John Shelby Spong
The Bible and Homosexuality — From Dr. Rembert Truluck
What the Bible Says – And Doesn’t Say – About Homosexuality — From Soulforce founder Mel White
This page on ReligiousTolerance.org contains explanations of all the verses above and includes both conservative and liberal Christian interpretations.
Our Verses of Hope page provides passages that prove to LGBTQI people — and really, to everyone — that God loves us and is with us always; these passages far outnumber the six clobber passages.
Whosoever founder and Editor Emeritus Rev. Candace Chellew (she/her) is the author of Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians. She earned her masters of theological studies at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, was ordained by Gentle Spirit Christian Church in December 2003, and trained as a spiritual director through the Omega Point program of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. She serves as the spiritual director of Jubilee! Circle in Columbia, S.C., and blogs at Motley Mystic.