Queer Clergy | A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism (Holmen)

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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 following denominations have dealt with the issue of ordaining gay clergy:

  • United Church of Christ
  • Episcopal Church
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • United Methodist Church
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Queer Clergy provides an important historical reference for continuing dialogue.

Click here to read an excerpt of the book, courtesy of The Advocate.


R. W. (Obie) 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.

Paperback: 528 pages (6 x 9 in.)