The Queer God / Edition 1

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Overview

The Queer God introduces a new theology from the margins of sexual deviance and economic exclusion. Its chapters on Bisexual Theology, Sadean holiness, gay worship in Brazil and Queer sainthood mark the search for a different face of God - the Queer God who challenges the oppressive powers of heterosexual orthodoxy, whiteness and global capitalism. Inspired by the transgressive spaces of Latin American spirituality, where the experiences of slum children merge with Queer interpretations of grace and holiness, The Queer God seeks to liberate God from the closet of traditional Christian thought, and to embrace God's part in the lives of gays, lesbians and the poor.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415323239
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/18/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Theology in Other contexts: on gay bars and a Queer God 1
Pt. I Queering theology 5
1 Kneeling: deviant theologians 7
2 Queering hermeneutics 23
3 Queering God in relationships: Trinitarians and God the Orgy 46
4 Libertine disclosures 60
5 Permutations 77
6 The economy of God's exchange rate mechanism 94
Pt. II Queer promiscuities 111
7 Popular anti-theologies of love 113
8 Demonology: embodying rebellious spirits 133
9 Queer holiness: post-colonial revelations 154
Notes 172
Bibliography 176
Index 183
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