Sex, Gender and the Sacred: Reconfiguring Religion in Gender History

Sex, Gender and the Sacred: Reconfiguring Religion in Gender History

by Joanna de Groot
     
 

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Sex, Gender and the Sacred presents a multi-faith, multi-disciplinary collection of essays that explore the interlocking narratives of religion and gender encompassing 4,000 years of history. 

  • Contains readings relating to sex and religion that encompass 4,000 years of gender history
  • Features new research in religion and gender

Overview

Sex, Gender and the Sacred presents a multi-faith, multi-disciplinary collection of essays that explore the interlocking narratives of religion and gender encompassing 4,000 years of history. 

  • Contains readings relating to sex and religion that encompass 4,000 years of gender history
  • Features new research in religion and gender across diverse cultures, periods, and religious traditions
  • Presents multi-faith and multi-disciplinary perspectives with significant comparative potential
  • Offers original theories and concepts relating to gender, religion, and sexuality
  • Includes innovative interpretations of the connections between visual, verbal, and material aspects of particular religious traditions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118833766
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/03/2014
Series:
Gender and History Special Issues Series
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Joanna de Groot is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of York and a member of the Centres for Eighteenth Century Studies, Modern Studies and Women’s Studies.

Sue Morgan is Professor of Women’s and Gender History at the University of Chichester, UK. She works on the history of religion and gender and her most recent publications include the co-edited volumes Women, Gender and Religious Cultures: Britain, 1800-1940 (2010) with Jacqueline de Vries and Men, Masculinities and Religious Change in Twentieth Century Britain (2013) with Lucy Delap.

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