Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Resources on Sexual Orientation, Biblical Interpretation, Same Sex Marriage (and Marriage, generally speaking), and Being a Christian

Here's your one stop shop for resources we offer from the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, via TheThoughtfulChristian.com. The majority are geared toward a more general Christian audience than just Presbyterians. Happy reading!

Books

The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical’s Change of Heart, by Mark Achtemeier

UnClobber: Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality, by Colby Martin

Mom, I’m Gay: Loving Your LGBTQ Child and Strengthening Your Faith, by Susan Cottrell

Permission Granted: Take the Bible into Your Own Hands, Chapter 4, by Jennifer Grace Bird

Inclusive Marriage Services: A Wedding Sourcebook, edited by Kimberly Bracken Long & David Maxwell

From This Day Forward: Rethinking the Christian Wedding, by Kimberly Bracken Long

What the Least I Can Believe and Still Be a Christian?, Chapter 9, by Martin Thielen

A Letter to My Anxious Christian Friends, Chapter 11, by David P. Gushee

Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, by Jack Rogers


Downloadable Studies

Human Sexuality: Knowing the Terms and Definitions in the Context of God’s Love

God’s Gift of Human Sexuality

A Reformed-Presbyterian Understanding of Human Sexuality

The Bible and Homosexuality, by Susan R. Garrett & Martha Bettis-Gee

Same-Sex Marriage: For Better or for Worse? (Youth Study), by Adam J. Copeland

Same-Sex Marriage: For Better, for Worse?, by Nancy J. Duff