This volume of the Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks series on gender studies engages feminist, queer, and transgender perspectives on religion. Gender: God offers a critical examination of diverse conceptualizations of God and explores the roles they play in society and which have practices and assumptions about gender and sexuality at their heart. Its 23 chapters examine such topics as the imago Dei, Goddess Spirituality, the imitatio Christi, origin myths, postcolonial, queer, critical race, and disability theologies,sacred spaces, and blasphemy. Chapters are written by eminent scholars, are peer reviewed, include illustrations, and offer bibliographies to encourage further research. The volume concludes with a glossary and a comprehensive index.
Features & Benefits
- All chapters in GENDER: GOD are newly commissioned and hence based on fresh and topical research and debates from a variety of fields--including philosophy, disability studies, literature, art, social sciences, (old and new) media, history, politics, and religion.
- Chapters (23 total) are written by eminent scholars and are peer reviewed.
- The volume will include a glossary, bibliographies of worked cited and suggestions for further reading, approximately 30 relevant images, and an index.