Resources

Some excellent resources:
  • Validating Ministry in the Presbytery of Southern New England

  • On May 1st 2010, The Presbytery of Southern New England voted to revalidate the ministry of the Rev. John Merz. The decision creates a precedent for several issues of concern to Presbyterian Promise, GLBTs, friends and allies. Those issues include whether Presbyterian polity does in fact prohibit same gender marriage in localities where it is legal, the nature of validation, and whether it is appropriate for a presbytery to invalidate a person as a minister without a judicial review. Read more>
     
  • Readings in Liberation Theology

  • Here is the reading list from Letty Russell's course at Yale Divinity School in the fall of 2000. It is a great source for in depth readings..
     
  • Questions ...and some answers for youth.

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  • Resources for parents is a collection of web resources to assist discussions with children. See also our suggestions for young people.

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  • http://www.mlp.org/links/index.php


  • A large catalog of resources - books, videos and more.
     
  • Walter Wink, Homosexuality and the Bible, is an excellent 16 page study/discussion resource. It is available at http://www.melwhite.org/biblesays.html and also from the Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Fellowship Bookstore
Box 271
Nyack NY 10960
914-358-4601
  • Historic Principles, Conscience and Church Government,

  • http://www.apps.pcusa.org/oga/publications/historic-principles.pdf  Adopted by the 195th General Assembly (1983), Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) - the reunion assembly.
     
  • Cases - a collection of PC USA court findings concerning G-6.0106b.

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  • Elihu Burritt Library Gender Equity Archives 

  • A collection of gender education resources begun in the early 1960's
     
  • Out of the Past: 400 Years of Gay History in America

  • Has a useful collection of links and references.
     
  • Selected Comments from discussion lists
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