Men's Bodies, Men's Gods: Male Identities in a (Post) Christian Culture / Edition 1

Men's Bodies, Men's Gods: Male Identities in a (Post) Christian Culture / Edition 1

by Bjorn Krondorfer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814746691

ISBN-13: 9780814746691

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: New York University Press

Men's Bodies, Men's Gods explores the intersection of body, religion, and culture from the specific perspective of male identities.

How are male bodies constructed in different historical periods and contexts? How do race, ethnicity, and sexual preference impact on the intersection of male bodies and religious identity? Does Christianity provide models to

Overview

Men's Bodies, Men's Gods explores the intersection of body, religion, and culture from the specific perspective of male identities.

How are male bodies constructed in different historical periods and contexts? How do race, ethnicity, and sexual preference impact on the intersection of male bodies and religious identity? Does Christianity provide models to cope with the aging and ailing male body? Does it provide models for intimacy between men and women? Between men and men? And, how do men reflect the carnal dimensions of power, abuse, and justice?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814746691
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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