Read a Jan. 8, 2009, essay that attempts to find the line between teaching church doctrine and preparing ministers to help their congregations.
Read a Jan. 9, 2009, article about the 2009 study and the author’s personal experience at a seminary.
Read a Feb. 3, 2012, article on ChristianPost.com about the improvement seminaries have made when covering gender and sexuality issues.
Read and watch a March 5, 2010, conversation between professors at seminary schools about their teachings on sexual preference and gender identity.
Read an April 2013 proposal by The United Methodist Church to assimilate gender and sexuality courses into its seminaries.
Laura Simmons is an associate professor of Christian ministries at George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Newburg, Ore. One of her areas of expertise is seminary education.
Naomi Sheindel Seidman is a professor of Jewish culture at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif. She has written about Judaism and gender and Judaism and sexuality and is an expert in queer studies.
Julie Hayden teaches a course at Southern California Seminary, an evangelical school in El Cajon, titled “Ethics of Sexual Care and Human Sexuality.”
Steven Tracy is a professor of theology and ethics at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Ariz. Gender and sexuality issues are among his specialties. He and his wife are the founders of Mending the Soul Ministries, which focuses on Christian married couples.