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Trans/Formations

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Trans/formations is a new addition to "SCM's Controversies in Contextual Theology" series. Like anything coming from Marcella Althaus-Reid and Lisa Isherwood, it is controversial and challenging as well as highly original. The book will: make visible a range of trans lived experience [transgendered and transsexual], offer theological reflection on these experiences, create challenging theology from this experiential base, and provide a resource for churches and theology students not to date available. It includes...

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Overview

Trans/formations is a new addition to "SCM's Controversies in Contextual Theology" series. Like anything coming from Marcella Althaus-Reid and Lisa Isherwood, it is controversial and challenging as well as highly original. The book will: make visible a range of trans lived experience [transgendered and transsexual], offer theological reflection on these experiences, create challenging theology from this experiential base, and provide a resource for churches and theology students not to date available. It includes an excellent range of contributors, including Elizabeth Stuart and Virginia Ramey Mollenkott. This is a valuable addition to reading lists of courses on religion, gender and the body.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780334043430
  • Publisher: SCM Press Limited
  • Publication date: 6/28/2011
  • Pages: 218
  • Product dimensions: 0.46 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Introduction Lisa Isherwood 1

1 Apophasis and Ambiguity: The 'Unknowingness' of Transgender Susannah Cornwall 13

2 Christian Experience as a Transsexual Hannah Buchanan 41

3 We Come Bearing Gifts: Seven Lessons Religious Congregations Can Learn from Transpeople Virginia Ramey Mollenkott 46

4 Through the Wilderness Krzysztof Bujnowski 59

5 Shot from both Sides: Theology and the Woman Who Isn't Quite What She Seems Si?n Taylder 70

6 God is a Many Gendered Thing: An Apophatic Journey to Pastoral Diversity B. K. Hipsher 92

7 The Butch Woman inside James Dean, or 'What kind of a person do you think a girl wants?' Marie Cartier 105

8 The Priest at the Altar: The Eucharistic Erasure of Sex Elizabeth Stuart 127

9 Action and Reflection: One Pastor's Method of Creating Trans Day of Remembrance Liturgy Malcolm Himschoot 139

10 Towards a Transgender Theology: Que(e)rying the Eunuchs Lewis Reay 148

11 God's New Frock John Clifford 168

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