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  • God and Difference

    The Trinity, Sexuality, and the Transformation of Finitude, 1st Edition

    By Linn Marie 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Being the Body of Christ

    Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Chris Mounsey

    The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Reinterpreting the Eucharist

    Explorations in Feminist Theology and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne F. Elvey, Carol Hogan, Kim Power, Claire Renkin

    The Eucharist continues to be central to contemporary Christian religious tradition and to be the focus for a wide range of assumptions and disputes. Chief amongst these disputes is the role of women in the theology and the ritual of the Eucharist.Reinterpreting the Eucharist brings together a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Elsie Chamberlain

    The Independent Life of a Woman Minister, 1st Edition

    By Alan Argent

    Elsie Chamberlain was a leading figure in British broadcasting and religious life. She was a pioneer in many areas: the first woman chaplain to the armed forces; the first nonconformist minister to marry an Anglican clergyman; the first woman producer in the religious broadcasting dept of the BBC…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • The Personification of Wisdom

    1st Edition

    By Alice M. Sinnott

    This book examines the personification of Wisdom as a female figure - a central motif in Proverbs, Job, Sirach, Wisdom and Baruch. Alice M. Sinnott identifies how and why the complex character of Wisdom was introduced into the Israelite tradition, and created and developed by Israelite/Jewish…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • The Scandal of Evangelicals and Homosexuality

    English Evangelical Texts, 1960–2010, 1st Edition

    By Mark Vasey-Saunders

    English evangelicals give the appearance of being a community at war, with each other and with the world around them. The issue of homosexuality is one of the key battlegrounds. How has this issue become so significant to evangelicals? Why is it provoking such violent responses? How is it changing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Women and Religion in the West

    Challenging Secularization, 1st Edition

    By Sonya Sharma

    Edited by Kristin Aune

    What is the relationship between women and secularization? In the West, women are abandoning traditional religion. Yet they continue to make up the majority of religious adherents. Accounting for this seeming paradox is the focus of this volume. If women undergird the foundations of religion but…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Theology and Religion in Interdisciplinary Perspective Series in Association with the BSA Sociology of Religion Study Group

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