Virginia Ramey Mollenkott


Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Virginia Ramey Mollenkott (born 1932) is a Christian author who has advocated LGBT rights and Christian feminism. She has contributed a major study on the feminine imagery for God in the Bible, and supports the use of gender inclusive language for God. She is Professor Emeritus at William Paterson University, New Jersey, and is an active member of the Evangelical and Ecumenical Women's Caucus and Christian Lesbians OUT. She served as a stylistic consultant for the New International Version of the Bible.

Mollenkott, an open lesbian, lives with her partner Suzannah Tiltm in New Jersey.

Works

*"Omnigender" (1980, revised 2007) — winner of the 2001 Lambda Literary Award
*"Is the Homosexual My Neighbor?" (1978), co-authored with Letha Dawson Scanzoni
*"Women, Men, and the Bible" (1977)
*"The Divine Feminine: The Biblical Imagery of God as Female" (1984)
*"Sensuous Spirituality: Out from Fundamentalism" (1992).
*"Godding: Human Responsibility and the Bible" (1990)
*"Women of Faith in Dialogue" (1987)
*"Gender Diversity and Christian Community" (2005)

ee also

*Christian feminism
*Christian egalitarianism
*Christian views about women
*Homosexuality and Christianity

References

External links

* [http://www.geocities.com/vrmollenkott/ Mollenkott's website]
* [http://www.lgbtran.org/Interview.aspx?ID=7 Profile and biography on LGBT Religious Archives Network]


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