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OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance

OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance

OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance

OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance

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Overview

In OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance, Mx Chris Paige has gathered together 29 transgender, non-binary, and intersex authors to share about their lived experience in relationship with Christian tradition.

Having provided a detailed survey of relevant scripture in OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation, Mx Chris Paige now brings us a survey of testimonies from OtherWise Christians in this new book due out in Spring 2020. Reminding us that the discussion of gender issues is not a theoretical one, this collection provides insights into the ways that Christian tradition has served as both an obstacle and a support for transgender, intersex, and non-binary people in the modern world.

Authors include classic spokespersons for transgender Christianity, such as Dr Virginia Mollenkott, Rev Erin Swenson, and Rev Victoria Kolakowski, as well as newer millenial voices like Diamond Stylz of the Marsha’s Plate podcast and intersex voices like Lianne Simon of the Intersex and Faith project.


  • Section 1: Claiming Our Voices. A collection of ground-breaking reflections from early representatives.
  • Section 2: Resistance and Resilience. More reflections on life and scripture.
  • Section 3: Resisting the Stories They Tell about Us. Encounters with erasure and antagonistic arguments.


Authors from Catholic, Mennonite, Baptist, Seventh-day Adventist, and many more faith traditions are included, providing a rich tapestry of perspectives. Each author shares about how they wrestled with Christian communities and traditions, with varied results. Some stayed. Some left. Some wandered and returned with new resolve.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781951124144
Publisher: Chris Paige
Publication date: 03/31/2020
Series: OtherWise Christian Series , #2
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Gender Diversity and Christian Community by Virginia Mollenkott

Body and Soul United by Erin Swenson

Holy Week by Cameron Partridge

OtherWise by Chris Paige

Every Body is Good. You’re Welcome. by Donovan Ackley III

Holy Hybrids by Louis Mitchell

Finding My Freedom by Ryan Amir Harris

In the Beginning by Mycroft Masada

Songs of Struggle, Songs of Resilience by Debra Hopkins

The Ethiopian Eunuch−and Me by Mir Plemmons

Wrestling Like Jacob by Victoria Kolakowski

Discipleship by RJ Robles

An Encounter at Guadalupe by delfin bautista

Transfiguration by Merrick Moses

Unexpected by Jessica Henrich

Courage to Heal by Yadi Martinez

Reclaiming: A Body in Prayer AND A Prayer to Begin My Day by Bobbi Taylor

Womanist by Diamond Stylz

Affirmation by Dee Dee Watters

Finding Myself in Community by Enzi Tanner

Finding the Sabbath by Liam Hooper

Light in the Darkness by Z Shane Zaldivar

Doctrine by Nick Manchester

Living at the Intersection by Carla Robinson

Resurrected Bodies by Lianne Simon

Dear Pastor by Rebecca Kerns

A Revelation by Mykal Shannon

Balance by KimiFloyd

Phoenix Bones by Caedmon Grace

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