James Alison (b. 1959) is a Catholic theologian, priest and author. He has studied, lived and worked all over the world.
In addition to being known for bringing Rene Girard's work to the wider public, he is also known for his firm but patient insistence on truthfulness in matters gay as an ordinary part of basic Christianity, and for his pastoral outreach in the same sphere.
He has authored many books including Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay, The Joy of Being Wrong, Undergoing God and Jesus the Forgiving Victim. He resides currently in Madrid, Spain and has a speaking schedule that has him in many different corners of the world.