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God, Sex, and Gender

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Engagingly and clearly written by a highly respected theologian, God, Sex, and Gender is the first comprehensive introduction to a theology of both sexuality and gender available in a single volume.

Makes a theological contribution to understanding the unprecedented changes in sexual and gender relationships of the last fifty years Discusses many topics including: sexual di
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 2nd 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published January 1st 2011)
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This was a challenging read for me...not because the topic is difficult to understand, but because I have not been very willing to give thoughtful consideration to alternative views on the topic of sex and gender.

This is actually one of Thatcher's points. He claims that the church has continued to use a theological argument for its beliefs that is old and outdated (not culturally relevant), and needs to do some work on understanding the historical context of both the Old and New Testament scrip
Definitely a textbook, with all the expected positives (easy to read - it took me less than a day) and negatives (overly simplistic categories; a bit obviously ideological). Still, this is the only textbook I'm aware of that explores what the title says: questions of gender and sexuality within the discipline of theology. Each chapter has a nice bibliography for further research, and the text takes thorough advantage of the major work done in the history of sexuality within classics and history ...more
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At times this is a brilliant work- his call for Betrothal and Exegesis of the Song of Songs are particularly compelling!
A Liturgy focusing on the latter would be an incredible manifestation of Metanoia and a bulwark against some very surprisingly modern and unorthodox (despite coming from the supposed guardians of orthodoxy) awful anti-Marriage Theology. This liturgical resourcement could help move us well beyond cognitive arguments to and fro,

Some of the claims he makes are not followed throug
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