Southwark Cathedral to Host “Queer Holiness”–An Evening with Charlie Bell

Southwark Cathedral to Host “Queer Holiness”—An Evening with Charlie Bell

The Dean of Southwark Cathedral, The Very Revd Andrew Nunn, will host “Queer Holiness—An Evening with Charlie Bell on Thursday 9 June at 19:00 in the Southwark Cathedral Library.

Bell is a Church of England Deacon and Academic Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust & King’s College, London.  His book, Queer Holiness: The Gift of LGBTQI People to the Church was published on 30 May.  Signed copies are available through the Southwark Cathedral Book Shop.  The author is currently serving his curacy in the Diocese of Southwark.

The Rt Revd Dr John Inge, Bishop of Worcester wrote to commend the work.  “A comprehensive survey of the role of scripture, tradition and reason in understanding what it means to be human and Christian, focussing consistently on Christ, human and divine, and on “being human.”

Noted ecclesiastical historian, Diarmid MacCulloch called the 192 page work, “An enjoyably grown-up book.”  MacCulloch is also a Deacon in the Church of England and is noted as a supporter of same-sex revisionism.