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Queer Theology makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex.

  • A remarkable collection of specially commissioned essays by some of the brightest and best of Anglo-American scholars

  • Edited by one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture

  • Reconceptualizes the body and its desires

  • Enlarges the meaningfulness of Christian sexuality for the good of the Church

  • Proposes that bodies are the mobile products of changing discourses and regimes of power.

Synopsis:

Queer Theology makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex. This remarkable collection reconceptualizes the body and its desires, enlarging the meaningfulness of Christian sexuality for the good of the Church. By divinizing desire, it radicalizes "queer theory" and its deconstruction of sexual and gender identities; and it invokes a complex social space in which transcendent Eros frees us from the fear of our differences. Written by some of the brightest and best of Anglo-American scholars, established and up-coming, from a variety of academic and religious backgrounds, the book shows us how western bodies and their desires are queerer than often thought. Our bodies are, the contributors propose, the mobile products of ever changing discourses and regimes of power; and God, they help us to understand, is indeed a bodily god.

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Gerard Loughlin is Professor of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. His previous publications include Telling God’s Story: Bible, Church and Narrative Theology (1996) and Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (Blackwell, 2004). He is a co-editor of the Journal Theology and Sexuality.

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Queer Theology makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex. This remarkable collection reconceptualizes the body and its desires, enlarging the meaningfulness of Christian sexuality for the good of the Church.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

Introduction: The End of Sex: Gerard Loughlin (University of Durham).

Part I: Queer Lives.

1 Subjectivity and Belief: Kathy Rudy (Duke University).

2 The Gay Thing: Following the Still Small Voice: James Alison (writer).

Part II: Queer Church.

3 Sacramental Flesh: Elizabeth Stuart (University of Winchester).

4 There Is No Sexual Difference: Graham Ward (University of Manchester).

5 Fecundity: Sex and Social Reproduction: David Matzko McCarthy (Mount St Mary’s University).

Part III: Queer Origins.

6 Eros and Emergence: Catherine Pickstock (Cambridge University).

7 Omphalos: Gerard Loughlin (University of Durham).

Part IV: Queer/ing Tradition.

8 Against Rabbinic Sexuality: Textual Reasoning and the Jewish Theology of Sex: Daniel Boyarin (University of California at Berkeley).

9 Queer Father: Gregory of Nyssa and the Subversion of Identity: Virginia Burrus (Drew University).

10 Queering the Beguines: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Hadewijch of Anvers, Marguerite Porete: Amy Hollywood (Harvard Divinity School).

11 Bodies Demand

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631216087
Subtitle:
Rethinking the Western Body
Actor:
Loughlin, Gerard
Editor:
Loughlin, Gerard
Contribution:
Abelove, Henry
Contribution:
Althaus-Reid, Marcella
Author:
Loughlin, Gerard
Actor:
Loughlin, Gerard
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - General
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Anthropology
Subject:
Sexuality & Gender Studies
Subject:
Christian Theology - Anthropology
Subject:
Christian Theology - General
Subject:
Christian Life - Love & Marriage
Subject:
Queer theory.
Subject:
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Theology
Subject:
Religion Miscellaneous-Sexuality and Gender Studies
Subject:
Systematic Theology
Subject:
Religion World-Sexuality and Gender Studies
Copyright:
Publication Date:
December 2007
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
Thomas Aquinas: Eugene F. Rogers Jr (University of North Carolina at Greensboro).<p>12 Love&#8217;s Urgent Longings: St John of the Cross: Christopher Hinkle (doctoral student at Harvard Divinity School).<p>13 A Queer Theology: Hans Urs von Balthasar
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.82x6.68x.77 in. 1.45 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Queer Theology makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex. This remarkable collection reconceptualizes the body and its desires, enlarging the meaningfulness of Christian sexuality for the good of the Church. By divinizing desire, it radicalizes "queer theory" and its deconstruction of sexual and gender identities; and it invokes a complex social space in which transcendent Eros frees us from the fear of our differences. Written by some of the brightest and best of Anglo-American scholars, established and up-coming, from a variety of academic and religious backgrounds, the book shows us how western bodies and their desires are queerer than often thought. Our bodies are, the contributors propose, the mobile products of ever changing discourses and regimes of power; and God, they help us to understand, is indeed a bodily god.
"Synopsis" by , Gerard Loughlin is Professor of Theology and Religion at the University of Durham. His previous publications include Telling God’s Story: Bible, Church and Narrative Theology (1996) and Alien Sex: The Body and Desire in Cinema and Theology (Blackwell, 2004). He is a co-editor of the Journal Theology and Sexuality.
"Synopsis" by , Queer Theology makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex. This remarkable collection reconceptualizes the body and its desires, enlarging the meaningfulness of Christian sexuality for the good of the Church.
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