This page will consist of my reviews of and suggestions for books that study homosexuality, or some aspect of it, in the context of religion. Since Christianity is the majority religious belief in the United States, the works cited on this page will primarily reflect that. I will, whenever possible, reference other books and texts that reflect views from other major organized religions.
LGBT Related Religion Books I’ve reviewed:
Lifting the Spiritual Self-Esteem of the LGBT Community: A Critique of Fabricated, Discriminatory, Judgmental, and Sexist World Religions by Khepra Ka-Re Amente Anu. Please see my September 19th, 2012 post for my review.
Sanctified: An Anthology Of Poetry By Lgbt Christians edited by Justin R. Cannon – Poems by Christian LGBT poets – not necessarily about religion or about being gay, lesbian, trans or bi, but all written by those who identify as both Christian and LGBT. Please see my March 18th, 2012 post for my review.
Quench! refreshing devotionals by gay, trans, and affirming Christians by 100 different authors, both clergy and lay people. Please see my February 26th, 2012 post for my review.
Homosexianity: Letting Truth Win The Devastating War Between Scripture, Faith & Sexual Orientation by Pastor R. D. Weekly. Please see my February 19th, 2012 post for my review.
UNFAIR: Why the “Christian” View of Gays Doesn’t Work by John Shore. Please see my December 11th, 2011 post for my review.
Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians by Candace Chellew-Hodge. Please see my November 27th, 2011 post for my review.
Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East by Brian Whitaker. Please see my November 10th, 2011 post for my review.
Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right by the Reverend James Melvin White, better known as Mel White. Please see my September 13th, 2011 post for my review.
Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God. A Broken Mother’s Search for Hope. - by Christopher Yuan and Angela Yuan. Please see my June 23rd, 2011 post for my review.
LGBT Related Religion Books Books I’ve suggested in my blog include:
Coming Out While Staying in: Struggles and Celebrations of Lesbians, Gays, and Bisexuals in the Church by Leanne McCall Tigert. Please see my August 28th, 2011 post for more information.
Robin Scroggs – New Testament and Homosexuality
Michael Carden – Sodomy: The History of a Christian Biblical Myth (Bibleworld)
Daryn Guest & Editors – SCM Press – The Queer Bible Commentary
Reverend Troy D. Perry – The Lord Is My Shepherd and He Knows I’m Gay: The Autobiography of the Reverend Troy D. Perry
Steven Greenberg – Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition