Analyses Supporting Union Blessings and Ordination Issue
Boswell, John. Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980.
Brooten, Bernadette J. Love Between Women: Early Christian Responses to Female Homoeroticism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Countryman, William L. Dirt, Greed, and Sex: Sexual Ethics in the New Testament and Their Implications for Today. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1988.
Goss, Robert. “A Queer Biblical Hermeneutics,” in Jesus Acted Up. A Gay and Lesbian Manifesto. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco, 1993, 87-111.
Johnson, Luke Timothy. “Fellowship: Homosexuality in the Church,” in Scripture and Discernment: Decision Making in the Church. Nashville: Abingdon, Revised Edition 1996.
McNeill, John J. “Scripture and Homosexuality,” in The Church and the Homosexual. Boston: Beacon, 1976.
Scroggs, Robin. The New Testament and Homosexuality: Contextual Background for Contemporary Debate. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1983.
Siker, Jeffrey S. “Gentile Wheat and Homosexual Christians: New Testament Directions for the Heterosexual Church,” in Biblical Ethics and Homosexuality: Listening to Scripture, ed. Robert L. Brawley. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1996, 137-152.
Analyses Questioning Union Blessings and Ordination Issue
DeYoung, James B. Homosexuality: Contemporary Claims Examined in Light of the Bible and Other Ancient Literature and Law. Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2000.
Foerde, Gerhard O., “The Normative Character of Scripture for Matters of Faith and Life: Human Sexuality in Light of Romans 1:16-32,” Word and World 14 (1994), 305-314.
Gagnon, Robert A. J. The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics. Nashville: Abingdon, 2001.
Webb, William J., Slaves, Women, and Homosexuals. Exploring the Hermeneutics of Cultural Analysis (Downers Grove, IL: Inter-Varsity Press, 2001).
Furnish, Victor Paul. “The Bible and Homosexuality: Reading the Texts in Context,” in Homosexuality in the Church: Both Sides of the Debate, ed. Jeffrey S. Siker. Louisville: Westminster/John Knox, 1994, 18-34.