Sex and Religion / Edition 1

Sex and Religion / Edition 1

by Christel Manning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534524931

ISBN-13: 9780534524937

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Introducing a variety of perspectives on sex taken by many of the world major religions, SEX AND RELIGION focuses on both the historical development of these perspectives as well as their most current manifestations. Each chapter is written by a distinguished scholar in the particular religion(s) and offers an overview of the doctrines of each religion and how…  See more details below

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Introducing a variety of perspectives on sex taken by many of the world major religions, SEX AND RELIGION focuses on both the historical development of these perspectives as well as their most current manifestations. Each chapter is written by a distinguished scholar in the particular religion(s) and offers an overview of the doctrines of each religion and how they inform their adherents' views on sexuality and gender.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534524937
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction, Zuckerman and Manning. 2. Hinduism, Rita Sherma (Calif. State University). 3. Buddhism, Alan Sponberg (University of Montana). 4. Chinese Religions, Douglas Wile (Brooklyn College). 5. Judaism, Barbara Geller (Wellesley College). 6. Christianity, Anthony LoPresti (Sacred Heart School of Theology). 7. Mormons, Klaus Hansen (Queens University). 8. Children of God, Miriam Williams-Boeri (Georgia State University). 9. Islam, Larry Poston (Nyack College). 10. Conclusion, Manning and Zuckerman.

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