Publication Date: Catholic University of America Press, 2011
Three French biblical scholars, two Catholic and one Protestant, examine selected Old and New Testament passages. "In order to say something about homosexuality and the Bible, one has to clarify first what the Bible says and what goes beyond its purview."
Scripture and Homosexuality: Biblical Authority and the Church Today
by Marion L. Soards
Call Number: 241.66 S67
Publication Date: Westminster John Knox, 1995
After reviewing Reformed understandings of biblical authority and pertinent biblical texts, the author concludes, "...with full measure of humility because we confess our own sinfulness, we can say that we cannot and do not condone homosexual activity as sexual practice in accordance with the intention of God for humanity." (p. 73).
Moral Vision of the New Testament: Homosexuality (p. 379 - 406)
by Richard Hays
Call Number: 241.09015 H42
Publication Date: HarperSanFrancisco, 1996
A chapter in this contemporary introduction to New Testament ethics includes four sections: Reading the Texts, Homosexuality in Canonical Context, Hermeneutics, and Living the Text.
Wesley Hill is a gay Christian who accepts and defends the church's traditional view and has chosen to remain celibate. In this book, he argues for the traditional position and shares from his own experience. He is also the author of Spiritual Friendship: Finding Love in the Church as a Celibate Gay Christian.
Wesley Hill is a gay Christian who accepts and defends the church's traditional view and has chosen to remain celibate. In this book, he looks at the resources of Christian friendship as a means for celibate gay Christians to express love. He is also the author of Washed and Waiting: Reflections on Christian Faithfulness and Homosexuality.
The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert
by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
Call Number: 248.4092 B988
Publication Date: Crown and Covenant Publications, 2012
An English professor's journey into Christian faith.
Welcoming but Not Affirming: An Evangelical's Response to Homosexuality
by Stanley J. Grenz