I’m slowly compiling a list here of useful articles and books on religion and gender and other pertinent issues . . . feel free to make some suggestions!
Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity, Julia Serano
Intersex: For Lack of a Better Word, Thea Hillman: some problematic language around transgender issues, but on the whole an excellent set of reflections by a lesbian intersex woman on the complex intersections of sex, gender, and sexuality.
Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Faith in America, Michael O. Emerson
Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement, Kathryn Joyce
Are Women Human?, Dorothy Sayers
“The Cross and Male Violence,” James Poling, in Cross Examinations: Readings on the Meanings of the Cross Today, edited by Marit Trelstald.
Christianity and Incest, Annie Imbens and Ineke Jonkers
Sexual Revolution in Early America, Richard Godbeer