|Attorney, historian, and novelist, R. W. Holmen brings a unique voice to the conversation of gay clergy in the pulpits. Queer Clergy: A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism provides a detailed history of the ways in which the United Church of Christ, Episcopal Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the United Methodists, and the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have dealt with the issue of ordaining gay clergy. Queer Clergy provides an important historical reference for continuing dialogue.|
ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Queer Clergy: A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism
R. W. Holmen holds a JD degree from the University of Minnesota. Holmen volunteered for Goodsoil, an LGBTQ advocacy group and is a member of the Reconciling Works. See CC Blogs for an article by Holmen.
Paperback: 528 pages
Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
Product Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.0 inches