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"Queer Theology" makes an important contribution to public debate about Christianity and sex.
A remarkable collection of specially commissioned essays by some of the brightest and best of Anglo-American scholars
Edited by one of the leading theologians working at the interface between religion and contemporary culture
Reconceptualizes the body and its desires
Enlarges the
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Paperback, 351 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by John Wiley & Sons (first published November 27th 2006)
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I have not yet finished this, but I was expecting something different. I was expecting it to cover the most commonly discussed GLBT-related Biblical topics such the misuse of condemning passages, the homoeroticism in David and Jonathan's relationship, and other implications of homosexuality throughout the Bible. Yet upon reading it, I was immersed in verbose, complicated analysis that came to conclusions that seemed like a stretch. Still an interesting read that made some valid points.
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