Dr Susannah Cornwall



Un/Familiar Theology: Reconceiving Sex, Reproduction and Generativity, London, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2017.

Thinking Again About Marriage: Key Theological Questions, London, SCM Press, 2016.

Intersex, Theology and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text and Society, New York, NY, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

with Freathy R, Reed E, Davis A, The Art of Bible Reading in Religious Education: Teacher Edition and CD-ROM, 2014.

with Freathy R, Reed E, Davis A, The Art of Bible Reading in Religious Education: Student Edition, Kevin Mayhew, 2014.

Theology and Sexuality, SCM Press, 2013.

Controversies in Queer Theology, SCM Press, 2011.

Sex and Uncertainty in the Body of Christ: Intersex Conditions and Christian Theology, Routledge, 2010.


with Nixon D, Mind the Gap? Perceptions and Realities of Sexualities Education for Ordinands, Practical Theology, vol. 10.2, 2017, 147-159

"'Not Something I'd Ever Dream of Dying For': Religious Identity and Belonging in Antonia Forest's Marlow Novels", Literature and Theology: an international journal of religion, theory and culture, 2016

"Something There Is That Doesn't Love a Wall": Queer Theologies and Reparative Readings, Theology and Sexuality, vol. 21, no. 1, 2015, 20-35

with Pendergast M, Editorial: Embodied Ministry: Gender, Sexuality and Formation, Theology & Sexuality, vol. 20, no. 3, 2015, 183-187

Intersex and the Rhetorics of Disability and Disorder: Multiple and Provisional Significance in Sexed, Gender and Disabled Bodies, Journal of Disability and Religion (formerly Journal of Religion, Disability and Health), vol. 19, 2015, 106-118

Identity and Formation in Theological Education: The Occasion of Intersex, Journal of Adult Theological Education, vol. 12, no. 1, 2015, 4-15

Sex Otherwise: Intersex, Christology and the Maleness of Jesus, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, vol. 30, no. 2, 2014, 23-39

Telling Stories About Intersex and Christianity: Saying Too Much or Not Saying Enough?, Theology, vol. 117, no. 1, 2014, 22-34

Asking About What is Better: Intersex, Disability and Inaugurated Eschatology, Journal of Religion, Disability and Health, vol. 17, no. 4, Taylor and Francis, 2013, 369-392

with Reed ED, Freathy R, Davis A, Narrative Theology in Religious Education, British Journal of Religious Education, 2013, 1-16

British Intersex Christians' Accounts of Intersex Identity, Christian Identity and Church Experience, Practical Theology, vol. 6, no. 2, Maney, 2013, 220-236

Contextual Bible Study: Characteristics and Challenges, Modern Believing, vol. 53, no. 1, 2012, 14-22

Wild Rice and Queer Dissent: Wrestling With God in Genesis 32:22-32, Journal of the European Society of Women in Theological Research, vol. 18, 2010, 61-74

'State of Mind' versus 'Concrete Set of Facts': The Contrasting of Transgender and Intersex in Church Documents on Sexuality, Theology and Sexuality, vol. 15, no. 1, Equinox, 2009, 7-28

The Kenosis of Unambiguous Sex in the Body of Christ: Intersex, Theology, and Existing 'for the Other', Theology and Sexuality, vol. 14, no. 2, Sage, 2008, 181-200

"'Failing Safely': Increasing Theology and Religious Studies Students' Resilience and Academic Confidence via Risk-Taking in Formative Assessment", Teaching Theology and Religion, vol. 21.2, Wiley

with Nixon DJ, 'Anglicanism in a Bottle?' Theological Implications of Sexualities Education for Anglican Ordinands, Practical Theology, Taylor & Francis

Home and Hiddenness: Queer Theology, Domestication and Institutions, Theology and Sexuality, Equinox Publishing

with Nixon DJ, Readings from the Road: Contextual Bible Study with a Group of Homeless and Vulnerably-Housed People, Expository Times, vol. 123, no. 1, 12-19

Recognizing the Full Spectrum of Gender? Transgender, Intersex and the Futures of Feminist Theology, Feminist Theology, vol. 20, no. 3, Sage, 236-241

Ratum et Consummatum: Refiguring Non-Penetrative Sexual Activity Theologically in Light of Intersex Conditions, Theology and Sexuality, vol. 16, no. 1, Equinox, 77-93


Strange Encounters: Postcolonial and Queer Intersections, in Panotto N (eds) Indecent Theologians: Marcella Althaus-Reid and the Next Generation of Postcolonial Activism, Nairobi: Borderless Press, 2016

Faithfulness to Our Sexuate Bodies: The Vocations of Generativity and Sex, in Bradbury J, Cornwall S (eds) Thinking Again About Marriage: Key Theological Questions, SCM Press, 2016, 101-120

"Introduction: Troubling Bodies?", in Cornwall SM (eds) Intersex, Theology, and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text and Society, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 1-26

"Laws 'Needefull in Later to be Abrogated': Intersex and the Sources of Christian Theology", in Cornwall SM (eds) Intersex, Theology, and the Bible: Troubling Bodies in Church, Text, and Society, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 147-171

Sexual Theologies for all People: Intersex and Transgender People, in Thatcher A (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality and Gender, Oxford University Press, 2015, 657-675

A Theology of Sexuality, in Sexuality: The Inclusive Church Resource, London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 2014, 53-112

Are Religions Prejudiced? Religion and Disability, in Controversies in Contemporary Religion: Education, Law, Politics, Society, and Spirituality. Volume 2: Debates in the Public Square and Ethical Issues, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2014, 213-239

To Know in the Biblical Sense? Abrahamic Religious Epistemologies of Sexuality and Gender, in Hunt SJ, Yip AKT (eds) The Ashgate Research Companion to Contemporary Religion and Sexuality, Ashgate, 2012, 15-30

From a Remote Rural Village in Limpopo': Colonized Bodies, Hybrid Sex and Postcolonial Theology, in Daggers J (eds) Gendering Christian Ethics, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012, 147-167

Stranger in our Midst: The Becoming of the Queer God in the Theology of Marcella Althaus-Reid, in Isherwood L, Jordan MD (eds) Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots: Essays in Honour of Marcella Althaus-Reid, SCM Press, 2010, 95-112

Apophasis and Ambiguity: The 'Unknowingness' of Transgender, in Althaus-Reid M, Isherwood L (eds) Trans/Formations, SCM Press, 2009, 13-40

Theologies of Resistance: Intersex/DSD, Disability and Queering the 'Real World', in Holmes M (eds) Critical Intersex, Ashgate, 2009, 215-243

'What Religion or Reason Could Drive a Man to Forsake his Lover?': Relational Theology, Co-Creativity and the Intersexed Body of Christ, in Isherwood L, Bellchambers E (eds) Through Us, With Us, In Us: Relational Theologies in the Twenty-First Century, SCM Press, 2009, 33-51

Ambiguous Bodies, Ambiguous Readings: Reflections on James M. Murphy's 'Christine on the Cross', in Davy Z (eds) Bound and Unbound: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Genders and Sexualities, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, 93-111