Dr Elizabeth Stuart is a leading UK theologian specialising in Queer Theology.

Academic Positions

She is Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Winchester and was founding chair of the Centre for the Study of Christianity and Sexuality. She co-edits the academic journal Theology and Sexuality.


She has a Jack Russell terrier called "Arthur" who is the toast of the campus.

Her grandfather is Ronald Neil Stuart, VC.


Professor Stuart was consecrated as a Bishop in the Open Episcopal Church (a small, independent grouping within the United Kingdom, whos mother church is The Reformed Liberal Catholic Church (Old Catholic) ) with the title "The Right Reverend Professor Elizabeth Stuart ssb B.A. (Hons), M.A., D. Phil., Dip Pastoral Care. Presiding Bishop of the Diocese of Great Britain & Ireland".

Bishop Stuart has since left 'The Open Episcopal Church' and is now Archbishop for the British Province of the Liberal Catholic Church International and besides a membership of the Theosophical Society, she currently is a member of Le Droit Humaine, International Co-Freeemasonry and was last time I checked, a student of "The Servants of The Light" course based in Jersey.

Published works

Her published works include:

  • Gay and Lesbian Theologies: Repetitions and Critical Difference
  • Just Good Friends: Towards a Lesbian and Gay Theology of Relationships
  • Exploding Mystery: A Queer Science of the Sacraments (Queering Theology Studies)
  • Daring to Speak Love’s Name
  • Religion is a Queer Thing
  • Lesbian and Gay Theologies: Repetitions with Critical Difference

Jeffrey John argued against the model proposed in Just Good Friends in his booklet Permanent, Faithful, Stable: Christian Same-Sex Partnerships.

External links

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