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Title The Ashgate research companion to contemporary religion and sexuality / edited by Stephen J. Hunt and Andrew K.T. Yip.

Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  202.12 As35r 2012    ---  Available
Description xv, 336 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Ashgate research companion
Ashgate research companion.
Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt.1 Epistemological and methodological issues : To know in the biblical sense? Abrahamic religious epistemologies of sexuality and gender / Susannah Cornwall -- Feminist critique of sexuality and religion / Lisa Isherwood -- Queer theory, sexuality and religion / Olu Jenzen, Sally R. Munt -- Looking 'in' from the 'outside' : the methodological challenges of researching minority ethnic gay men and lesbian women / Asifa Siraj -- Pt.2 Religious texts : Reading about sex in the Bible : coping with ambiguities / Adrian Thatcher -- Competing identities : uniformity versus diversity in the Roman Catholic priesthood / Jane Anderson -- Textual queerings : contesting Islam as heteronormative inheritance / Dervla Shannahan -- Menstruation, sexuality and spirituality in Buddhism / Kustiani Kustiani, Stephen J. Hunt -- Pt.3 Institutional settings : Virginity in a multidimensional perspective : negotiating pre-marital sex in Dakar / Anouka van Eerdewijk -- Probing the boundaries : how religion and sexuality are negotiated within Islamic educational institutions / Fida Sanjakdar -- Separating church and God : an exploration of gay clergymen's negotiations with institutional church / Michael Keenan -- Bisexuality and Christianity : negotiating disparate identities in church life / Alex Toft -- Pt.4 Stability, transformation and change : Contextualizing sexuality and religiosity in contemporary social changes / David A.J. Richards -- The queer case of Hinduism : religious discourse and the legitimacy of non-heterosexuality / Stephen J. Hunt -- Virgin pride : born again faith and sexual identity in the faith-based abstinence movement / Heather Rachelle White -- Risk and the imagined future : young adults negotiating religious and sexual identities / Sarah-Jane Page, Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip, Michael Keenan -- Pt.5 Contesting hegemonic structures and discourses : Contesting sex-restrictive sexual narratives from within : Jewish laws of menstrual purity and orthodox sexual anxieties / Orit Avishai -- 'It's a Tefillin date' : alternative narratives of Orthodox Jewish sexuality in the digital age / Simon Theobald -- Contestations, reinscriptions : negotiating the world's of sexuality and religion in the United States / Melissa Wilcox -- Exploring Islamic masculinities through the Qur'anic Adam / Amanullah De Sondy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Sex -- Religious aspects.
Added Author Hunt, Stephen, 1954-
Yip, Andrew K. T., 1963-
Added Title Research companion to contemporary religion and sexuality
ISBN 9781409409496 (hardcover : alk. paper)
140940949X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781409409502 (ebook)
1409409503 (ebook)
9781409472254 (ebk. - ePUB)
1409472256 (ebk. - ePUB)

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