Religion, Gender and Sexuality Products

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence

    Religion, Testimony, and Visions of Healing

    By Gina Messina-Dysert

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture—from a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    By Carme Font Paz

    This volume examines women’s prophetic writing as the literary and historical outcome of a discourse of social transformation that conflates religious consciousness, political democratization, and gender identity. Drawing on a substantial corpus that integrates insightful readings of both household…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • The Other Ramayana Women

    Regional Rejection and Response

    Edited by John Brockington, Mary Brockington

    This book is the first to present current scholarship on gender and in regional and sectarian versions of the Ramaya?a. Contributors explore in what ways the versions relate to other Ramaya?a texts as they deal with the female persona and the cultural values implicit in them. Using a wide variety…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Early Modern Women and the Problem of Evil

    Atrocity & Theodicy

    By Jill Graper Hernandez

    Early Modern Women and the Problem of Evil examines the concept of theodicy—the attempt to reconcile divine perfection with the existence of evil—through the lens of early modern female scholars. This timely volume knits together the perennial problem of defining evil with current scholarly…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18
    Routledge

  • Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Gender and Sexuality in Islam CC 4V

    Edited by Omnia El Shakry

    Exploring the multifaceted nature of gender and sexuality within Islamic societies in a trans-disciplinary and trans-regional fashion, this collection addresses the following questions: What are the principal methodologies for studying gender and sexuality in Islam? What is Islamic feminism? How do…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Refractions of the Scriptural

    Critical Orientation as Transgression

    Edited by Vincent L. Wimbush

    Refractions of the Scriptural is a transdisciplinary collection of essays that seeks to construct a new field of scholarly inquiry with scriptures as a fraught category, analytical wedge, and site for excavation and problematization. The book focuses on the ways in which individual and social…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women's Rights and Religious Law

    Domestic and International Perspectives

    Edited by Fareda Banda, Lisa Fishbayn Joffe

    The three Abrahamic faiths have dominated religious conversations for millennia but the relations between state and religion are in a constant state of flux. This relationship may be configured in a number of ways. Religious norms may be enforced by the state as part of a regime of personal law or,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Christopher Partridge, Hiroko Kawanami

    Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations, Third Edition is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. This third edition contains new and upgraded…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Religion, Sexuality, and Spirituality

    Edited by Carole M. Cusack, Jason H. Prior

    The field encompassed by this collection on ‘Religion, Sexuality, and Spirituality’ is a vast and controversial one. It encompasses both normative and non-normative sexual identities and behaviours in the so-called ‘world religions’ (Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism) and also…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Christian Goddess Spirituality

    Enchanting Christianity

    By Mary Ann Beavis

    This monograph focuses on "Christian Goddess Spirituality" (CGS), the phenomenon of (mostly) women who combine Christianity and Goddess Spirituality, including Wicca/Witchcraft. Mary Ann Beavis’s study provides ethnographic data and analysis on the lived religious experience of CGS practitioners,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • God and Difference

    The Trinity, Sexuality, and the Transformation of Finitude

    By Linn Tonstad

    God and Difference interlaces Christian theology with queer and feminist theory for both critical and constructive ends. Linn Marie Tonstad uses queer theory to show certain failures of Christian thinking about God, gender, and sexuality. She employs queer theory to dissect trinitarian discourse…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

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