Taken from the Lips: Gender and Eros in Mesoamerican Religions: Gender and Eros in Mesoamerican Religions

Taken from the Lips: Gender and Eros in Mesoamerican Religions: Gender and Eros in Mesoamerican Religions

by Sylvia Marcos
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004148906

ISBN-13: 9789004148901

Pub. Date: 08/03/2006

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This epistemological study, which is based on ancient chronicles and stories, hymns and ritual discourses,epics and poetics, as well as contemporary ethnographic studies of Mesoamerica, has as its salient issues: gender fluidity, eroticism linked to religion, permeable corporeality, embodied thought and the amblings of oral thought.  See more details below

Overview

This epistemological study, which is based on ancient chronicles and stories, hymns and ritual discourses,epics and poetics, as well as contemporary ethnographic studies of Mesoamerica, has as its salient issues: gender fluidity, eroticism linked to religion, permeable corporeality, embodied thought and the amblings of oral thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004148901
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/03/2006
Series:
Religion in the Americas Series, #5
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Curing and cosmology1
Ch. 2Duality, fluidity, and equilibrium13
Ch. 3The sacred Earth of the Nahuas31
Ch. 4Gender and healing rituals41
Ch. 5Fusion with the sacred : perceptions of women healers51
Ch. 6Corporeality religious metaphor, and narrative63
Ch. 7Indigenous eroticism and colonial morality : the confession manuals of new Spain77
Ch. 8Scattering of Jades : gendered moral discourses of the wise old women and men93
Ch. 9Beyond mesoamerica : the hermeneutics of orality107

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