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God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence

3.83 of 5 stars 3.83  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Michael Cobb raises questions of both ethics and effectiveness that are deeply urgent. If you, too, want to know how the rhetorics of violence that swirl around queer people work, then read this book. -Janet R. Jakobsen, co-author of Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance God Hates Fags is an exciting, even exceptional, book, and it will cont ...more
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by New York University Press (first published 2006)
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Andrea Riley
disappointing but interesting...i have to stop thinking a book is really good just because of an interesting title.
Michael Sommer
A profound analysis of contemporary issues for homosexual tolerance and preservation of civil rights for the GLBT segment of our society. While at times mired in splitting-hair semantics, the book provides a critical account of both sides of the controversial topic. A necessary step away from "like race" arguments in the continued efforts to combat unconstitutional limitations on homosexual equal protection are heavily weighted with an emphasis on exploratory options within the very confines of ...more
Timothy McNeil
I want to be upfront about why I gave the book a Two Star review. It is because it addresses an important topic that plays across not just multiple academic subsets of specialties, but one that is on-its-face important. The topic that Cobb should be addressing in the book is important. And that is why this isn't rated as a One Star (or Zero Star) review.

There are many problems here, all of them the direct fault of Cobb. Most importantly, he is not a talented or communicative writer. He does not
Virgowriter (Brad Windhauser)
Not the type of a book one reads for pleasure. However, Cobb investigates ideas crucial to the ongoing fight we gays have with the mainstream and the way religion factors in.
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