Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Religion, Gender and Sexuality Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 62 new and published books in the subject of Religion, Gender and Sexuality — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. Reinterpreting the Eucharist

    Explorations in Feminist Theology and Ethics

    Edited by Anne F. Elvey, Carol Hogan, Kim Power, Claire Renkin

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    The Eucharist continues to be central to contemporary Christian religious tradition and to be the focus for a wide range of assumptions and disputes. Chief amongst these disputes is the role of women in the theology and the ritual of the Eucharist.Reinterpreting the Eucharist brings together a...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Being the Body of Christ

    Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church

    By Chris Mounsey

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Elsie Chamberlain

    The Independent Life of a Woman Minister

    By Alan Argent

    Series: Gender, Theology and Spirituality

    Elsie Chamberlain was a leading figure in British broadcasting and religious life. She was a pioneer in many areas: the first woman chaplain to the armed forces; the first nonconformist minister to marry an Anglican clergyman; the first woman producer in the religious broadcasting dept of the BBC...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. A Cry for Dignity

    Religion, Violence and the Struggle of Dalit Women in India

    By Mary Grey

    Series: Religion and Violence

    There are over two-hundred million Dalits– people designated as "untouchable" – across South Asia. Dalit women are subject to greater oppression than men: many are denied access to education, meaningful employment and healthcare and are subjected to temple prostitution and rape. A Cry for Dignity...

    Published September 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Women, Gender and Religious Cultures in Britain, 1800–1940

    Edited by Sue Morgan, Jacqueline de Vries

    This volume is the first comprehensive overview of women, gender and religious change in modern Britain spanning from the evangelical revival of the early 1800s to interwar debates over women’s roles and ministry. This collection of pieces by key scholars combines cross-disciplinary insights from...

    Published May 9th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Sin or Salvation

    Implications for Psychotherapy

    Edited by Amy Mahoney, Oliva M. Espin

    When in therapy, women inevitably present both sexual and spiritual issues of importance. However, there has yet to be brought forth an integrating approach to women’s sexuality and spirituality. The book fills this gap, integrating these two diverse yet connected aspects of therapy. This...

    Published December 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Ritual Making Women

    Shaping Rites for Changing Lives

    By Jan Berry

    'Ritual Making Women' looks at the way in which women's making of ritual has emerged from the rapidly developing field of women's spirituality and theology. The author uses ethnographic material to explore how the construction of ritual uses story-making and embodied action to empower women. Ritual...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Doing Contextual Theology

    By Angie Pears

    Christian theology, like all forms of knowledge, thinking and practice, arises from and is influenced by the context in which it is done. In Doing Contextual Theology, Angie Pears demonstrates the radically contextual nature of Christian theology by focusing on five forms of liberation...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Women and Religion

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge