8 edition of Religion Is a Queer Thing found in the catalog.
by Pilgrim Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
the community and is also used in academic circles. Queer also has an activist connotation in that the queer community can no longer sit silently while heterosexist Christian theology denigrates them. 1 Kraus: Queer Theology: Reclaiming Christianity for the LGBT Community Published by Chapman University Digital Commons, Author: Kelly Kraus. In the face of homophobia rooted in religious tradition, these queer believers reconcile their faith by revisiting the spiritual rituals that .
Jay Michaelson is the author of three books and numerous articles about the intersections of religion, sexuality, and law. A leading activist on behalf of LGBT people in faith communities, Michaelson and his work have been featured in the New York Times and on NPR and CNN. He is the founder of Nehirim, the leading national provider of community /5(29). For the last several years, I have pursued an answer to these questions through a combined study of religion—particularly Christian ethics—and queerness, as it has been articulated through queer theories. And because religion is a queer thing, more questions arise than answers.
Doesn't religion cause most of the conflict in the world? This article is more than 6 years old In this extract from the book For God's Sake, one question is . A March report by the Public Religion Research Institute found that “nearly three-quarters of Catholics favor either allowing gay and lesbian people to marry (43%) or allowing them to form civil unions (31%). Only 22% of Catholics say there should be no legal recognition of a gay couple’s relationship.”.
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Religion Is a Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons [Stuart, Elizabeth, Braunston, Andy, Edwards, Malcolm, McMahon, John, Morrison, Tim] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : $ Many will no doubt claim that a book like Religion Is a Queer Thing is unnecessary.
Christianity is Christianity, they will argue; there is only one version of it and it applies to all. Christianity has nothing to do with race, sexuality, class, or bodily differences.
Christianity addresses us in our common humanity/5(13). Religion Is a Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered People (Lesbian & Gay Studies) [Stuart, Elizabeth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Elizabeth Stuart. "This book makes queer theology available and accessible to a general audience and encourages Religion Is a Queer Thing book reader to become part of the ongoing development of this theology.
It is aimed primarily at queer people who are new to Christianity or those who are interested in reflecting upon their Christian faith from a queer perspective. Religion is a queer thing: a guide to the Christian faith for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people.
The title for the blog comes from our congregation's first book study on a text by Elizabeth Stuart entitled "Religion Is A Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons" (Pilgrim Press, ).
Buy Religion is a Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered People by Stuart, Elizabeth, Morrison, Tim, McMahon, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: Elizabeth Stuart, Tim Morrison, John McMahon. Queer theory, sexuality and religion.
Huffer’s book argues that queer theory must engage with this precursor to the () Religion Is A Queer Thing: A Guide to the Christian Faith. Article acknowledgements. “Queer” and “religion” are arguably uneasy bedfellows. Both can be—and are being—used as categories for the projection of identitarian yearning and belonging, often constructed as mutually exclusive types of belonging.
Both categories are problematic; both are contested. In this paper I investigate queer (and) religion using different discursive. Religion is a Queer Thing These works show Stuart moving from a liberationist approach to an approach grounded in queer theory.
She now argues that gender and sexuality are not matters of ultimate theological concerns and that the Christian duty is to refuse to work theologically with such mater: Oxford University (PhD).
Christianity is a queer thing The development of queer theology Elizabeth Stuart T HE STONEWALL RIOTS OF JUNE -- caused when the patrons of a New York bar known as a relatively safe space for the sexually marginalized resisted a routine police raid.
Queer theology is a theological method that has developed out of the philosophical approach of queer theory, built upon scholars such as Michel Foucault, Gayle Rubin, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Judith Butler.
Queer theology begins with an assumption that gender non-conformity and gay and lesbian desire have always been present in human history, including the Bible.
A Queer Thing Happened to America chronicles the dramatic cultural changes that have taken place in our country in relation to homosexuality and pointedly asks the question: Are we heading in the right direction.
Written in a lively and compelling style and at the same time backed with massive research, this forthright and yet compassionate study evaluates the extraordinary 5/5(8).
Queer theology increasingly draws upon the body of philosophy known as queer theory. Inspired by the work of Michel Foucault and associated with queer philosophers and sociologists such as Gayle Rubin, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Judith Butler and Jeffrey Weeks, queer theory rejects the view (often termed 'essentialism') that sexuality is a drive.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Religion. In a subplot of Coville's fourth Magic Shop book, Charlie's Uncle Bennie explains that he is gay.
The two are able to have an open conversation about love, honesty, and respect, and the takeaway Author: Sadie Trombetta. I’ve hardly begun to mention the topics Brown addresses in A Queer Thing. There are “queer” theologies, gay identity politics, controversies over reparative therapy, and a dozen or more flavors of transgenderism, including the man who “came out as a lesbian.” The book serves throughout as a signal warning of a revolution well under way.
Founded in by the creators of the Academy Award ®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under Personally, I'm a queer Catholic, and I can attest to the difficulty of respecting a body that makes you feel ashamed of your own because of antiquated dogma.
But because of cultural ties to the religion (I'm third-generation Mexican-American), I've stayed my version of holy because it works for me. And if you want to read the free e-book (“God and the Gay Christian?”), where Mohler and others respond in detail, simply scroll down the article and click on the red book or the nearby title.The ridiculousness of using Leviticus to condemn ANYTHING is simply in looking at what in the world the Book of Leviticus condemns.
Rules in the Bible were always tied to some sort of reasoning. In the case of this gay sex prohibition, a consistent thread in early Judeo-Christian understanding was that semen alone was considered unclean.Religions can cause or encourage bigotry against minority groups, such as gay people, women, and racial groups.
Religion discourages free inquiry and restricts freedom of thought, by encouraging the idea that fundamental answers can only be found in a fixed and specific book .