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Ackermann, Denise, and Bobs-Storm, R, Liberating Faith Practices: feminist practical theologies in context, Peeters, 1998.

Aldrich Robert Colonialism and Homosexuality Routledge, 2002

Alexander, Marian and Preston, J, We Were Baptized Too:  Claiming God’s Grace for Lesbians and Gays., John Knox Press, 1996.

Alexander, M Jacquie. Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory, and the Sacred (Duke, 2006)

Alison, James: Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay (Darton Longman Todd, 2001) 239 pages

Alison, James: On Being Liked (Darton Longman Todd, 2003) 168 pages

Alison, James:  Undergoing God: Dispatches from the Scene of a Break-in (Darton Longman Todd, 2005)

Alison, James: Broken Hearts New Creations: Intimations of a Great Reversal (Darton Longman Todd)

Althaus-Reid, Marcella From Feminist Theology to Indecent Theology SCM 2004

Althaus-Reid, Marcella and Isherwood, Lisa The Sexual Theologian: A Primer in Radical Sex and Queer Theology T&T Clark, 2005

Althaus-Reid, Marcella Liberation Theology and Sexuality (Reclaiming Liberation Theology) (Ashgate 2006, OUP 2009)

Althaus-Reid, Marcella  Controversies in Body Theology (Controversies in Contextual Theology) 

Althaus-Reid, Marcella, and Lisa Isherwood (eds). 2009. Trans/Formations (Controversies in Contextual Theology) London: SCM Press. (Review by Sarah Jane Jones)

Anderson, Pamela SueA Feminist Philosophy of Religion, Blackwell, 1998.

Armour, EllenDeconstruction, Feminist Theology and the Problem of Difference: subverting the race/gender divide, University of Chicago Press, 1999.


Bach, AliceWomen, Seduction, and Betrayal in Biblical Narrative, Cambridge UniversityPress, 1997.

Baest, Marieke vanPoetry of Hadewijch, Peeters, 1998.

Bagemihl, BruceBiological ExuberanceAnimal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity, Profile Books, 1999.

Beattie, TinaThe New Catholic Feminisim Theology, Gender Theory and Dialogue  (Review by Grahan Ward)

Beattie, TinaGod’s Mother, Eve’s Advocate: a gynocentric refiguration of Marian symbolism in engagement with Luce Irigaray, CCSRG Monograph Series 3, Dept of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Bristol, 1999.

Beattie, TinaRediscovering Mary:Insights from the Gospels Burns & Oates, 1995.

Beattie, TinaEve’s Pilgrimage: a Woman’s Quest for the City of God. Burns & Oates/Continuum 2002

Beattie, Tina The Last Supper According to Martha and Mary Continuum/ Burns & Oates 2001

Beattie Jung, Patricia (ed): Sexual Diversity and Catholicism: Toward the Development of Moral Theology  (The Liturgical Press, 2002)

Bohache, Thomas: Christology from the Margins (SCM Press, 2009)

Bell, Geneva, My Rose: an American mother’s story of AIDS, Pilgrim Press, 1997.

Bennett Moore, ZoeIntroducing Feminist Perspectives on Pastoral Theology (London: Sheffield Academic Press 2002)

Blackmore, Josiah, and Hutcheson, G (eds), Queer Iberia: sexualities, cultures and crossings from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, Duke University Press, 1999.

Blyth, Caroline. The Narrative of Rape in Genesis 34: Interpreting Dinah’s Silence Interpreting Dinah’s Silence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. (Review by Deryn Guest)

Boisvert, Donald: Sanctity And Male Desire: A Gay Reading Of Saints

Boisvert, Donald: Out on Holy Ground: Meditations on Gay Men’s Spirituality (Pilgrim Press, 2001) 148 pages

Bons-Strom, Riet, The Incredible Woman: listening to women’s silences in pastoral care and counselling, Abingdon Press 1996.

Boss, Sarah JaneEmpress and Handmaid: Nature and Gender in the Cult of the Virgin Mary, Cassell, 2000.

Bouhdiba, AbdelwahabSexuality in Islam, Saqi Books, 1998.

Bouldrey, Brian. Wrestling with the Angel: Faith and Religion in the Lives of Gay Men (Riverhead Books)

Boyd, MalcolmRunning with Jesus, Fortress Press Minneapolis, 2000.

Boyd, Stephen, Longwood, M and Muesse, M (eds), Redeeming Men: religion and masculinities, John Knox Press, 1996.

Bradshaw, Timothy (ed), The Way Forward?: Christian Voices on Homosexuality and the Church, Hodder & Stoughton, 1997.

Brawley, Robert (ed), Biblical Ethics and Homosexuality: Listening to Scripture, John Knox Press, 1996.

Brooten, BernadetteLove Between Women: early Christian responses to female homoeroticism, University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Burrus, Virginia, Begotten, Not Made: conceiving manhood in late antiquity, Stanford University Press, 2000.

Burrus, Virginia Sex Lives of Saints: An Erotics of Ancient Hagiography U of Pennsylvania 2007


Cahill, Lisa, Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Carden, Michael. Sodomy: The History of a Christian Biblical Myth (Bibleworld) (Equinox)

Carey, John (ed), The Sexuality Debate in North American Churches 1988-1995, Edwin Mellen, 1995.

Carmichael, LizFriendship: Interpreting Christian Love  Continuum, 2004. (Review by Mark Vernon )

Carr, Ann and Van Leeuwen, M (eds), Religion, Feminism and the Family, John Knox Press, 1996.

Carrette, Jeremy (ed), Religion and Culture by Michel Foucault, Manchester University Press, 1999.

Carrette, Jeremy, Foucault and Religion: spiritual corporality and practical spirituality, Routledge, 2000.

Catholic Aids Link, Positive Reflections: some pastoral and theological resources, Catholic Aids Link, 1995.

Chaves, Mark, Ordaining Women: culture and conflict in religious organisations, Harvard University Press, 1997.

Chellew-Hodge, Candace: Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians 192 pages

Cheng, Patrick S, Radical Love: An Introduction to Queer Theology

Clark, Michael, Defying the Darkness: , Pilgrim Press, 1997.h

Clatworthy, Jonathan, and Taylor, David (eds), The Windsor Report: A Liberal Response, O Books, 2005.

Clack, Beverley Sex and Death: A Reappraisal of Human MortalityPolity Press, 2002

Clark-King, Ellen Theology by Heart: Women, the Church and God 2004

Cleaver, Richard, Know My Name: John Knox Press, 1995.

Clooney, Francis Divine Mother, Blessed Mother:  Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary OUP, 2005, 2010

Coakley, Sarah (ed), Religion and the Body, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Coakley, Sarah Powers and Submissions: Spirituality, Philosophy and Gender (Wiley / Blackwell 2002

Comstock, GaryUnrepentant, Self-affirming, Practising: lesbian/bisexual/gay people within organised religion, Continuum, 1996.

Comstock, Gary,  Gay Theology Without Apology

Comstock, Gary, and Henking, S (eds), Que(e)rying Religious Studies: a critical anthology, Continuum, 1999.

Conner, Randy P Lundschien and Sparks David Queering Creole Spiritual Traditions: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Participation in African-Inspired Traditions in the Americas Routledge 2004

Corvino, John (ed), Same Sex: debating the ethics, science and culture of homosexuality, Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.

Cotter, Jim, Pleasure, Pain and Passion: some perspectives on sexuality and spirituality, Cairns, 1993.

Courtenay, MichaelSex and Religion, Morrow & Co, 2000.


D’Costa, Gavin Sexing the Trinity: Gender, Culture and the Divine SCM 2000

Daggers Jenny The British Christian Women’s Movement: A Rehabilitation of Eve Ashgate 2002

Davies, Jon, and Loughlin, G (eds), Sex These Days: essays on theology, sexuality and society, Sheffield Academic Press, 1997.

DeCrescenzo, Teresa (ed), Gay and Lesbian Professionals in the Closet: who’s in, who’s out, and why, Harrington Park Press, 1997.

Doniger, WendySplitting the Difference: gender and myth in ancient Greece and India, University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Dormor, DuncanJust Cohabiting? The Church, Sex and Getting Married, Darton, Longman and Todd, 2004

Douglas, KellySexuality and the Black Church, Orbis, 1999.

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ELLIS, J. EdwardPaul and Ancient Views of Sexual Desire: : Paul’s Sexual Ethics in 1 Thessalonians 4, 1 Corinthians 7 and Romans 1  Continuum, 2007. (Review by Dale B. Martin)

Ellison, MarvinErotic Justice: a liberating ethic of sexuality, John Knox press, 1996.

Emmons, TerenceAlleged Sex and Threatened Violence: Doctor Russel, Bishop Vladimir and the Russians in San Francisco 1887-1892, Stanford University Press, 1997.

Empereur, JamesSpiritual Direction and the Gay Person, Geoffrey Chapman, 1998.

Esser, Annette, Overzee, A H and Roll, S (eds), Re-Visioning our Sources: women’s spirituality in European perspectives, Kok 1997.


Filochowski, Julian, and Stanford, Peter (eds), Opening Up: Speaking Out in the Church, Darton Longman and Todd, 2005.

Finnegan, Frances. Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland  OUP 2004

Fonrobert, Charlotte, Menstrual Purity: rabbinic and Christian reconstructions of Biblical gender, Stanford University Press, 2000.

Fortune, MarieLove Does No Harm: Sexual Ethics for the Rest of Us, Continuum, 1998.

France, R T,  A Slippery Slope?: The Ordination of Women and Homosexual Practice   – A Case Study in Biblical Interpretation, Grove Books 2000

Frascati-Lochhead, MartaKenosis and Feminist Theology: the challenge of Gianni Vattimo, State University of New York Press, 1998.

Fuchs, EstherSexual Politics in Biblical Narrative : reading the Hebrew Bible as a woman, Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.


Galloway, Kathy, Talking to the Bones: poems, prayers and meditations, SPCK, 1996.

Galloway, Kathy (ed), Dreaming of Eden: reflections on Christianity and sexuality, Wild Goose Publications, 1997.

George, Ivy, and Masson, M, An Uncommon Correspondence: an east-west conversation on friendship, intimacy and love, Paulist Press, 1998.

Glaser, ChrisUncommon Calling:  a gay Christian’s struggle to serve the Church,  John Knox Press, 1996.

Goldberg, AnnSex, Religion and the Making of Modern Madness: the Eberbach Asylum and German society, 1815-1849, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Goss, Robert, and Strongheart, A (eds), Our Families, our Values: snapshots of queer kinship, Harrington Park Press, 1997.

Graff, Ann O’Hara (ed), In the Embrace of God: feminist approaches to Christian anthropology, Orbis Books, 1995.

Graff, E J, What is Marriage for?, Beacon Press Boston, 1999.

Graham, Elaine, Making the Difference: gender, personhood and theology, Mowbray, 1995.

Graham, Elaine  Representations of the Post / Human: Aliens and Others in Popular Culture Manchester UP, 2002

Gray, Janette, Neither escaping nor exploiting sex: women’s celibacy, St Paul’s, 1995.

Grigg, RichardWhen God becomes Godess: the transformation of American religion, Continuum, 1995.

Guest, Deryn When Deborah Met Jael: Lesbian Biblical Hermeneutics SCM 2005, 2011

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Hadley, Judith, The Cult of Asherah in Ancient Israel and Judah: evidence for a Hebrew goddess, Stanford University Press, 2000.

Hall, Ronald, The Human Embrace: the love of philosophy and the philsophy of love: Kierkegaard, Cavell, Nussbaum, Penn State University Press, 1999.

Hamington, Maurice, Hail Mary? the struggle for ultimate womanhood in Catholicism, Routledge, 1995.

Hardy, Richard,  Loving Men: gay partners, spirituality and AIDS, Continuum, 1998.

Hart, Clive, and Stevenson, K GHeaven and the Flesh: images of desire from Renaissance to Rococo, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Hartman, KeithCongregations in Conflict: the battle over homosexuality, Rutgers University Press, 1996.

Hayes, M, Porter, W and Tombs D (eds), Religion and Sexuality, Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.

Hazel, Dan, Witness:  gay and lesbian clergy report from the front, John Knox Press, 2000.

Henderson, Andrew (ed), Sexual Ethics – a Report of the Lesbian and Gay Clergy Consultation Group, Changing Attitude, 2004

Herman, Didi, The Antigay Agenda: orthodox vision and the Christian right, University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Herron, Fred, Rain for the Roots: a guide to building relationships, University Press of America, 1995.

Herzog, Dagmat, Intimacy and Exclusion: religious politics in pre-revolutionaryBaden, Princeton University Press, 1996.

Hewitt, MarshaCritical Theory of Religion: a feminist analysis, Fortress Press Minneapolis, 1995.

Hirst, Jacqueline Suthren and Thomas, Lynn (Editors) Playing for Real: Hindu Role Models, Religion, and Gender  OUP India, 2004


Irigaray, LuceI love to you: sketch of a possible felicity in history, Routledge, 1996.

Ind, JoMemories of Bliss: God, Sex and Us, SCM Press, 2003.

Isherwood, Lisa and Stuart, E,  Introducing Body Theology   Sheffield Academic Press 1998.

Isherwood, Lisa (ed), The Good News of the Body: sexual theology and feminism, Sheffield Academic press, 2000.

Isherwood, Lisa The Fat Jesus: Feminist Explorations in Boundaries and Transgressions. Darton, Longman and Todd, 2007. (Review by Nicola Slee)

Isherwood and McPhillips (eds.), Post-Christian Feminisms: A Critical Approach .  Ashgate, 2008. (Review by Daphne Hampson)

Isherwood, Lisa, and Mark D. Jordan (eds). Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots: Essays in Honour of Marcella Althaus-Reid. London: SCM Press, 2010.


Jantzen, GracePower, Gender and Christian Mysticism, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Jantzen, GraceBecoming Divine: towards a feminist philosophy of religion, Manchester University Press, 2000.

Jensen, Anne, God’s Self-confident Daughters: early Christianity and the liberation of women, Kok, 1996.

Jones, Prudence, and Pennick, N, A History of Pagan Europe, Routledge, 1997.

Jordan, Mark, The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology, Chicago UniversityPress, 1997.

Jordan, Mark, The Silence of Sodom: homosexuality in modern Catholicism,Chicago university press, 2000.

Jordan, Mark D Blessing Same-sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage U of Chicago, 2005

Jordan, Mark D Authorizing Marriage?: Canon, Tradition, and Critique in the Blessing of Same-Sex Unions Princeton University Press, 2006


Kemp, Sandra and Squires, J (eds), Feminisms, Oxford University Press, 1997.

King, J. Christopher Origen on the Song of Songs as the Spirit of Scripture: The Bridegroom’s Perfect Marriage-Song OUP USA 2005

Kolbenschlag, Madonna, Eastward towards Eve: a geography of the soul, Crossroad, 1996.

Komesaroff, Paul (ed), Troubled Bodies: critical perspectives on postmodernism, Duke University Press, 1995.

Krawiec, Rebecca Shenoute and the Women of the White Monastery: Egyptian Monasticism in Late Antiquity OUP USA 2002

Kuefler, Mathew (ed.). 2006. The Boswell Thesis: Essays on “Christianity, Social Tolerance and Homosexuality”. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Review by Björn Krondorfer)

Kung, Hans and Bowden, James (translator) Women in Christianity Continuum 2005


Leeming, David (ed), Mythology: the voyage of the hero, Oxford University Press, 1998.

Lewin, Ellen, Recognising Ourselves: ceremonies of lesbian and gay commitment, Columbia University Press, 1999.

Linzey, Andrew, and Kirker, Richard (eds), Gays and the Future of Anglicanism: Responses to the Windsor Report, O Books, 2005.

Lochrie, KarmaCovert Operations; the mediaeval uses of secrecy, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Ludemann, GerdVirgin Birth? the real story of Mary and her son Jesus, SCM Press, 1998.

Lyons, Deborah, Gender and Immortality: heroines in ancient Greek myth and cult, Princeton University Press, 1997.


Macfarlane, Alan, Witchcraft in Tudor and Stuart England, Routledge, 1999.

Maguire, Henry, The Icons of their Bodies: saints and their images in Byzantium, Princeton University Press, 1996.

Martin, Dale BSex and the Single Saviour: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation. Westminster/John Knox Press, 2006 (Review by Theodore W. Jennings Jr)

May, LarryStrikwerda, R and Hopkins, P (eds), Rethinking Masculinity: philosophical explorations in light of feminism, Rowman & Littlefield, 1996.

McCaffrey, Enda The Gay Republic: Sexuality, Citizenship and Subversion in France Ashgate 2005

McCarthy, David Matzko Sex and Love in the Home: A Theology of the Household 2001

McLaughlin, Vincent, A Priestless People? a new vision for the Catholic priesthood, Canterbury Press, 1998.

McNamara, Jo Ann Kay, Sisters in Arms, Catholic nuns through the millennia, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Mielke, Arthus, Christians, Feminists and the Culture of Pornography, University Press of America, 1994.

Miles, Margaret, Plotinus on Body and Beauty: society, philosophy and religion in third-century Rome, Blackwell, 1999.

Miller, Monica, Sexuality and Authority in the Catholic Church, University ofScranton Press, 1995.

Moltmann-Wendel, ElisabethI am my Body, SCM Press, 1994.

Moltmann-Wendel, Elisabeth,  Autobiography, SCM Press, 1997.

Moore, Gareth  A Question of Truth : Christianity & Homosexuality Continuum, 2003

Moore, StephenGod’s Gym:  divine male bodies of the Bible, Routledge, 1996.

Moore, Stephen,  God’s Beauty Parlor:   And Other Queer Spaces in and Around the Bible, Stanford 2002

Morea, Peter, Towards a Liberal Catholicism psychology and four women, SCM Press, 2000.

Mulder-Bakker, Anneke B. and Scholz, Myra Heerspink Lives of the Anchoresses: The Rise of the Urban Recluse in Medieval Europe  University of Pennsylvania Press 2005

Mumm, Susan, Stolen Daughters, Virgin Mothers: Anglican Sisters in Victorian Britain, Leicester University Press, 1999.

Murray, Theresa and McLure, M, Moral Panic: exposing the religious right’s agenda on sexuality, Cassell, 1995.


Neave, Rosemary (ed), Conversations in the Closet: connecting sex and spirit, Ellerslie (NZ) Women’s Resource Centre, 1999.

Nelson, James and Longfellow, S (eds), Sexuality and the Sacred: sources for theological reflection, Mowbray, 1994.

Neuger, Christia, and Poling, J (eds), The care of Men, Abingdon Press, 1997.

Nissinen, Marti, Homoeroticism in the Biblical World: Fortress Press Minneapolis, 1998.

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Ochs, Carol, Women and Spirituality, Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.

Odets, Walt, In the Shadow of the Epidemic: being HIV-negative in the age of AIDS, Cassell, 1995.

O’Grady, Kathleen, Gilroy, A and Gray, J (eds), Bodies, Lives, Voices: gender in theology, Sheffield Academic Press, 1998.


Palazzo, Lynda, Christina Rossetti’s Feminist Theology (Crosscurrents in Religion and Culture; New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2002)

Parsons, Susan Frank The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Theology 2002

Percy, Martyn (ed), Intimate Affairs: sexuality and spirituality, Darton Longman and Todd, 1997.

Phipps, William, The Sexuality of Jesus, Pilgrim Press, 1996.

Pickstone, Charles, For Fear of the Angels: how sex has usurped religion, Hodder & Stoughton, 1996.

Praetorius, InaEssays in Feminist Ethics, Peeters, 1998.

Primoratz, Igor, Ethics and Sex, Routledge, 1999.

Prokes, Mary, Towards a Theology of the Body, T & T Clark, 1996.

Provencher, Denis M. 2007. Queer French: Globalization, Language, and Sexual Citizenship in France. Aldershot: Ashgate. (Review by Burkhard Scherer)

Pryce, MarkFinding a Voice: men, women and the community of the Church, SCM Press, 1996.

Pui-Lan, Kwok, Introducing Asian Feminist Theology, Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.



Rambuss, Richard, Closet Devotions, Duke University Press, 1998.

Ramshaw, Gail, God beyond Gender: feminist Christian God-language, Fortress Press Minneapolis, 1995.

Raphael, Melissa, Introducing Thealogy: discourses on the Goddess, Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Rashkow, Ilona, Taboo or not Taboo? Sexuality and family in the Hebrew Bible, Fortress Press Minneapolis, 2000.

REID, LucyShe Changes Everything: Seeking the Divine on a Feminist Path T&T Clark, 2006. (Review by Nicola Slee)

Richards, DavidIdentity and the Case for Gay Rights: race, gender, religion as analogies, University of Chicago press, 1999.

Riley, PatrickCivilising Sex: on chastity and the common good, T & T Clark, 2000.

Robinson, Paul, Gay Lives: homosexual autobiography from John Addington Symonds to Paul Monette, University of Chicago Press, 1999.

Rogers, Eugene, Sexuality and the Christian BodyTheir Way into the Triune God, Blackwell, 1999.

Rousseau, Philip, Miller, Patricia Cox, and Martin, Dale B (editors) The Cultural Turn in Late Ancient Studies: Gender, Asceticism, and Historiography, Duke 2005

Rudy, KathySex and the Church:  gender, homosexuality and the transformation of Christian ethics, Beacon Press, 1997.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford, Women and Redemption: a theological history, SCM Press, 1998.

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Sample, Tex, and DeLong, A (eds), The Loyal Opposition: struggling with the Church on homosexuality, Abingdon Press, 1999.

Sawyer, DeborahWomen and Religion in the First Christian Centuries, Routledge, 1996.

Sawyer, Deborah and Collier, D (eds), Is there a Future for Feminist Theology? Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Schlossberg, Terry, and Achtemeier, E, Not my own: abortion and the marks of the Church, Eerdmans, 1995.

SCHOLZ, Susanne. Sacred Witness: Rape in the Hebrew Bible. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010.  (Review by Timothy Sandoval)

Schulenberg, JaneForgetful of their Sex: female sanctity and society 500-1100,University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Scott, Drusilla, Michael Polanyi  SPCK, 1996.

Seow, Choon-Leong (ed), Homosexuality and Christian Community, John Knox Press, 1996.

Sered, Susan, Women of the Sacred Groves: divine priestesses of Okinawa, Oxford University Press, 1999.

Shallenberger, David, Reclaiming the Spirit: gay men and lesbians come to terms with religion, Rutgers University Press, 1998.

Sheres, Ita, and Blau, A KThe Truth about the Virgin: sex and ritual in the Dead Sea Scrolls, Continuum, 1995.

Slee, Nicola, Women’s Faith Development: Patterns and Processes Ashgate, 2004.

Smith, Anna-Marie, New Right Discourse on Race and Sexcuality: Britain 1968-1990, Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Soble, Alan (ed), The Philosophy of Sex: contemporary readings, Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.

Spencer, Daniel, Gay and Gaia: ethics, ecology and the erotic, Pilgrim Press, 1996.

Spong, John, Why Christianity must change or die, Harper San Francisco, 1998.

Stockton, Kathryn, God between their lips: desire between women in Irigaray, Bronte and Eliot, Stanford University Press, 1995.

Stone, Ken, Practicing Safer Texts: Food, Sex and Bible in Queer Perspective T&T Clark, 2005

Stuart, ElizabethJust Good Friends: towards a lesbian and gay theology of relationships, Mowbray, 1995.

Stuart, Elizabeth, Spitting at Dragons: towards a feminist theology of sainthood, Mowbray 1996.

Stuart, Elizabeth (ed), Religion is a Queer Thing:  a guide to the Christian faith for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people, Cassell, 1997.

Stuart, Elizabeth, and Thatcher, A, People of Passion: what the Churches teach about sex, Mowbray, 1997.

Stuart, ElizabethGay and Lesbian Theologies: Repetitions with Critical Difference Ashgate 2003

Sullivan, Andrew, Virtually Normal: an argument about homosexuality, Picador, 1995.

Switzer, David, Coming out as parents: you and your homosexual child, John Knox Press, 1996.

Swan, Wallace (ed), Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Public Policy Issues, Harrington Park Press, 1997.


Thatcher, AdrianMarriage After Modernity: Christian marriage in postmodern times, Sheffield Academic Press, 1999.

Thatcher Adrian Living Together and Christian Ethics  Cambridge UP, 2002

Third Millennium, the journal of Affirming Catholicism, Sex and the Christian Tradition, Affirming Catholicism, 2000.

Tilley, Maureen, and Ross, S (eds), Broken and Whole: essays on religion and the body, University Press of America, 1995.


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Vernon, Mark The Philosophy of Friendship Palgrave MacMillan 2006


Wallace, Catherine, For Fidelity: how intimacy and commitment enrich our lives, Alfred A Knopf, 1998.

Walrond-Skinner, SueDouble Blessing: clergy marriage since the ordination of women as priests, Cassell 1998.

Waskul, Dennis D. Body/Embodiment: Symbolic Interaction and the Sociology of the Body (Ashgate, 2006)

Watson, FrancisAgape, Eros, Gender: towards a Pauline sexual ethic, Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Weber, AlisonTeresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity, Princeton UniversityPress, 1996.

Webster, Alison, Found wanting: women, Christianity and sexuality, Cassell, 1995.

Weir, Anthony, and Jerman, J, Images of Lust: sexual carvings on mediaeval churches, Routledge, 1999.

Westerkamp, Marilyn, Women and Religion in Early America 1600-1850: the Puritan and Evangelical traditions, Routledge, 1999.

White, VernonPaying Attention to People: an essay on individualism and Christian belief, SPCK, 1996.

Widdicombe, Peter, The Fatherhood of God from Origen to Athanasius, Oxford University Press, 1994.

Wiesner-Hanks, Merry, Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: regulating desire, reforming practice, Routledge, 2000.

Wink, Walter (ed), Homosexuality and the Christian Faith: questions of conscience for the Churches, Fortress Press Minneapolis, 1999.

Winner, Lauren F. Real Sex: The Naked Truth about Chastity Baker, 2006

Wootton, Janet, Introducing a practical Feminist Theology of Worship, Sheffield Academic Press, 2000.



Yip, Andrew, Gay Male Christian Couples: life stories, Praeger, 1997.


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