Resources

This page lists resources specifically about equal marriage.

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Books

The books listed below are specifically about equal marriage. Click on the book titles for full details of each book. A much larger curated list of affirming books that have been found helpful by LGBTI+ Christians and their allies can be found here: Recommended Books.

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More Perfect Union

by Alan Wilson

Suitable for: all Christians, especially Anglicans

Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, analyses the arguments for and against the marriage of same-sex couples in the Church and concludes unequivocally that the Church of England should accept and celebrate equal marriage.

Suitable for: all Christians, especially Anglicans

Essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the theology of same-sex relationships in a Christian context. Dr Jeffrey John was Dean of St Albans until 2021.

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Reasonable and Holy

by Tobias Stanislas Haller

Suitable for: theologically literate Christians, especially Anglicans

Reasonable and Holy presents a calm, reasoned argument for why same-sexuality is part of God’s creation and takes nothing away from opposite-sex couples and institutions. It shows how the marriage of same-sex couples fits well within the Christian understanding of marriage when examined in the light of Scripture, tradition and reason.

Suitable for: all Christians, especially Anglicans

In her new book, Clare Herbert is trying to push the Church of England’s all-too-familiar conversation on same-sex relationships into new territory. Instead of setting the authority of particular biblical texts against the integrity of personal experience, the author wants the Church to look at the unique experience of same-sex couples through the lens of ‘queer theology’. She wants to square the unproductive circle of current debates.