Has ‘homosexual’ always been in the Bible?

A fascinating article on translations and their influence on what the Church teaches and what Christians think.  The word ‘homosexual’ wasn’t invented until 1869 (in German), and only entered into English translations of the Bible in 1946.  This article traces how that happened, and questions why. Ed Oxford is a gay Christian, a graduate of …

Does the Bible really… say anything about homosexuality as we understand it today?

by Jonathan Tallon The following is the first in a series of articles commissioned by the Ozanne Foundation on theological and biblical reflection on issues on human sexuality. We reproduce them with permission from the Ozanne Foundation.  The original series, and other interesting pieces, can be found here. The Revd Dr Jonathan Tallon is a …

Via Media publishes theological articles on marriage and human sexuality

The Ozanne Foundation is publishing a series of 10 articles on key issues. Many of us have been looking for easily accessible and readable articles on the theology of human sexuality, and the biblical case for inclusion.  Via Media News is starting a series of 10 articles on key issues, and we will with their …

Ribs to Go

by Marcus Green The Revd Marcus Green is a member of the Living in Love and Faith process and Vicar of Steeple Aston Church in the Diocese of Oxford.  He writes regularly in his blog on a variety of issues and in the following addresses the use of Genesis 1 and 2 in the discussions …

What Would Jesus Do?

by Lorraine Cavanagh The Revd Dr Lorraine Cavanagh is an Anglican priest in the Church in Wales. She has published a number of books, among them Making Sense of God’s Love: Atonement and Redemption which was one of the first in the Modern Church Series ‘Making Sense of Christianity’ (SPCK). Dr Cavanagh has written the first of a …

How to reconcile differing consciences – a view from across the Pond

by Susan Russel The Episcopal Church of the United States has taken a very different approach to issues of human sexuality from its sister Church here in England.  Its General Convention has resolved that marriage is open to people regardless of their sexuality, and is seeking to respect the conscience of the minority for whom …

Resources

This page lists resources specifically about equal marriage. See also: Free downloadable resources Store (to purchase items such as badges at cost) Articles For resources about LGBTI+ issues generally, and resources about wider issues of inclusion, see Resources for Radical Christian Inclusion. Books Click on the book titles for full details of each book. Videos …