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By Francis Watson

problems with gender and sexuality have lately come to the fore in all humanities disciplines, and this ebook displays this huge interdisciplinary scenario, even if its personal point of view is largely theological. unlike many modern feminist theologies, gender and sexuality (eros) are right here understood inside a distinctively Christian context characterised by way of the truth of agape - the hot Testament's time period for the excellent divine-human love that incorporates the connection of guy and girl inside its scope. The imperative challenge is situation with key Pauline texts on the subject of gender and sexuality (1 Cor. eleven, Rom. 7, Eph. 5), texts whose impression on western theology and tradition has been enduring and pervasive. they're learn the following together with later theological and non-theological texts that replicate that effect - starting from Augustine and Barth to Virginia Woolf, Freud and Irigaray.

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By Francis Watson

problems with gender and sexuality have lately come to the fore in all humanities disciplines, and this ebook displays this huge interdisciplinary scenario, even if its personal point of view is largely theological. unlike many modern feminist theologies, gender and sexuality (eros) are right here understood inside a distinctively Christian context characterised by way of the truth of agape - the hot Testament's time period for the excellent divine-human love that incorporates the connection of guy and girl inside its scope. The imperative challenge is situation with key Pauline texts on the subject of gender and sexuality (1 Cor. eleven, Rom. 7, Eph. 5), texts whose impression on western theology and tradition has been enduring and pervasive. they're learn the following together with later theological and non-theological texts that replicate that effect - starting from Augustine and Barth to Virginia Woolf, Freud and Irigaray.

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