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  1. The New Catholic Feminisim

    Theology, Gender Theory and Dialogue

    By Tina Beattie

    It is hard to over-estimate the challenge that feminism poses to Roman Catholicism. Pope John Paul II's call for a 'new feminism' has led to the development of a Catholic theological response to the so-called 'old feminism'. The New Catholic Feminism sets up a dramatic encounter between the...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Apocalyptic Desire

    By Lee Quinby, Brenda E. Brasher

    Series: Millennialism and Society

    The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Special Illumination

    Authority, Inspiration and Heresy in Gay Spirituality

    By Rollan McCleary

    Gay spirituality represents a hidden strand in Western thought that was only publically declared from the Gay Liberation of the 1970s. Since "coming out", expressions of gay spirituality have proliferated in both number and diversity. Beginning with gay theology within Christianity, the phenomenon...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Feminist Philosophy of Religion

    Critical Readings

    Edited by Pamela Sue Anderson, Beverley Clack

    Feminist philosophy of religion has developed in recent years because of the exposure of explicit sexism in much traditional philosophical thinking about religion. The struggle with a discipline shaped almost exclusively by men has led feminist philosophers to redress the problematic biases of...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Queer God

    By Marcella Althaus-Reid

    There are those who go to gay bars and salsa clubs with rosaries in their pockets, and who make camp chapels of their living rooms. Others enter churches with love letters hidden in their bags, because their need for God and their need for love refuse to fit into different compartments. But what...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. Vietnamese Supernaturalism

    Views from the Southern Region

    By Thien Do

    The beliefs and practices surrounding the meanings and symbols of the spirit world in Vietnam are explored in detail in this innovative study on popular religion in the country. The author shows an abiding interest in the 'subconscious life' at a grassroots level alongside rational formations of...

    Published July 10th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Religion in French Feminist Thought

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Morny Joy, Kathleen O'Grady, Judith L. Poxon

    Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on religion. It considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Female Face of God in Auschwitz

    A Jewish Feminist Theology of the Holocaust

    By Melissa Raphael

    Series: Religion and Gender

    The dominant theme of post-Holocaust Jewish theology has been that of the temporary hiddenness of God, interpreted either as a divine mystery or, more commonly, as God's deferral to human freedom. But traditional Judaic obligations of female presence, together with the traditional image of the...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Reclaiming the Sacred

    The Bible in Gay and Lesbian Culture, Second Edition

    By Raymond J Frontain

    The second edition of Reclaiming the Sacred: The Bible in Gay and Lesbian Culture continues the groundbreaking work of the original, exploring the territory between gay/lesbian studies, literary criticism, and religious studies. This much-anticipated follow-up examines the appropriation and/or...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Face of the Deep

    A Theology of Becoming

    By Catherine Keller

    This is a groundbreaking, highly original work of postmodern feminist theology from one of the most important authors in the field. The Face of the Deep deconstructs the Christian doctrine of creation which claims that a transcendent Lord unilaterally created the universe out of nothing. Catherine...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge