Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body / Edition 1

Queer Theology: Rethinking the Western Body / Edition 1

by Gerard Loughlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631216081

ISBN-13: 9780631216087

Pub. Date: 01/09/2008

Publisher: Wiley

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216087
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/09/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.78(d)

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 Language: Thomas Aquinas: Eugene F. Rogers Jr (University of North Carolina at Greensboro).

12 Love’s Urgent Longings: St John of the Cross: Christopher Hinkle (doctoral student at Harvard Divinity School).

13 A Queer Theology: Hans Urs von Balthasar: Rachel Muers (University of Exeter).

Part V: Queer/ing Modernity.

14 Reformed and Enlightened Church: Jane Shaw (New College, Oxford).

15 Sex and Secularization: Linda Woodhead (Lancaster University).

16 “Promising Ashes”: A Queer Language of Life: Grace M. Jantzen (University of Manchester).

17 Antimarriage: Paul Fletcher (Lancaster University).

Part VI: Queer Orthodoxy.

18 Queer Trinity: Gavin D’Costa (University of Bristol).

19 God’s Body: Mark D. Jordan (Emory University).

20 Queen of Heaven: Tina Beattie (University of Surrey Roehampton).

21 Desirous Saints: David Matzko McCarthy (Mount St Mary’s University).

Bibliography.

Index of Biblical References.

General Index

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