Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities

Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities

by Stephen Hunt

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In Contemporary Christianity and LGBT Sexualities rich empirical material is presented by a team of experts to constitute the first comprehensive sociological study of 'non-hetero' sexualities in relation to contemporary Christianity. It will appeal to sociologists, scholars of religion and theology as well as readers across a range of social sciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409491903
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Stephen Hunt is Reader in the Sociology of Religion at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction: saints and sinners: contemporary Christianity and LGTB sexualities, Stephen Hunt; The gift (?) that dare not speak its name: exploring the influence of sexuality on the professional performances of gay male Anglican clergy, Michael Keenan; Between subordination and sympathy: evangelical Christians, masculinity and gay sexuality, Kristin Aune; Common pathways, different lives: comparing the 'coming out' narratives of Catholic nuns and lesbians in Poland, Marta Trzebiatowska; Bisexual Christians: the life-stories of a marginalised community, Alex Toft; Transgendering Christianity: gender-variant Christians as visionaries, Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip and Michael Keenan; Human rights and moral wrongs: the Christians 'gay debate' in the secular sphere, Stephen Hunt; Christians and gays in Northern Ireland: how the ethno-religious context has shaped Christian anti-gay and pro-gay activism, Richard O'Leary; Is it meaningful to speak of 'queer spirituality'? An examination of queer and LGBT imagery and themes in contemporary paganism and Christianity, Yvonne Aburrow; Trends in spiritual direction for LGBT people, Derek Jay; Bibliography; Index.

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