Bodies in question : gender, religion, text /

Bodies in question : gender, religion, text / edited by Darlene Bird, Yvonne Sherwood. - 1 online resource : illustrations

Originally published in 2005 by Ashgate.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. I. Unexpected women -- pt. II. Indecent/subversive women -- pt. III. Demonic/angelic women -- pt. IV. Techno bodies -- pt. V. The question of the body in literature, theology and philosophy -- pt. VI. Future bodies.

Exploring a range of subjects from the human genome project to Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling, the poetry of Jorie Graham to feminist Christian art, the contributors pose questions around the theme 'Body and Voice'. Questions raised include: 'Who speaks for the foetus and on what basis?' 'What effect does the near-sacrifice of Isaac have on mother Sarah's body?' and 'What do embodiment and gender mean for the resurrected body and Jesus's body?'

9781351955102 1351955101 9781315261454 1315261456

Bird, Darlene and Sherwood, Yvonne, eds.


Feminist theology.
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