The Moral Vision Of The New Testament: A Contemporary Introduction to New Testament Ethics
With compassion, sensitivity, and scholarly depth, Hays makes the strongest exegetical case I'm aware of that the weight of the biblical witness is against same-sex sexual partnerships.
Creation And Covenant: The Significance of Sexual Difference in the Moral Theology of Marriage
"God made us as male and female," says Roberts, and "living in ways which testify to that is what shall ultimately make us free." If I could recommend only one book for exploring Christianity's sexual ethics, it would be this one.
Sexual Authenticity: An Intimate Reflection on Homosexuality and Catholicism
Selmys tells the story of breaking off a seven-year lesbian relationship and becoming Catholic. It was beauty—or, as she puts it, "Beauty"—that drew her to Christ. "It is for this," she writes, "that I gave up homosexuality."
The Inner Voice Of Love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom
Say you're celibate. Say you fall deeply in love with your dearest friend—only to watch that friend walk away. It's a familiar story to many celibate gay Christians. Nouwen writes about the aftermath, about how you journey on with God.
Bray is a historian, and this is his chronicle of non-erotic, same-sex friendships in England from about the year 1000 on through the 19th century. Here are inspiration and instruction for us who want to cultivate chaste same-sex friendships today.
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