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Melancholic Freedom: Agency and the Spirit of Politics

David Kyuman Kim

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319828
eISBN:
9780199785667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319828.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Why does agency — the capacity to make choices and to act in the world — matter to us? Why is it meaningful that our intentions have effects in the world, that they reflect our sense of identity, ... More


 The Agency That Difference Makes: Judith Butler's Theory of Performativity and the Irony of the Political

David Kyuman Kim

in Melancholic Freedom: Agency and the Spirit of Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195319828
eISBN:
9780199785667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319828.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on an alternative vision of agency found in what has come to be called the politics of difference. It presents a critical engagement with one of the most influential contemporary ... More


Discipleship and Imagination: Christian Tradition and Truth

David Brown

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270188
eISBN:
9780191600425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270186.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this sequel to Tradition and Imagination, Brown continues to argue for an understanding of revelation that takes post‐biblical developments seriously. In the first three ... More


Valuing and Prostituting Women: Equality and Mary Magdalene

David Brown

in Discipleship and Imagination: Christian Tradition and Truth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270188
eISBN:
9780191600425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270186.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Challenges two common modern positions on past treatments of women within the Christian tradition, that sexual equality is already present in the New Testament and that attitudes in the later Church, ... More


Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Roger Trigg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Is religious freedom being curtailed in pursuit of equality, and the outlawing of discrimination? Is enough effort made to accommodate those motivated by a religious conscience? All rights matter but ... More


The Arrival of Two Sexes

Adrian Thatcher

in Redeeming Gender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744757
eISBN:
9780191805912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744757.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 3 continues the second aim of the book. It suggests that the milieu of one sex still survives in the linguistic space of liturgy, hymnody, and proclamation within Christian worship, where it ... More


‘…No Longer Male and Female…’

Adrian Thatcher

in Redeeming Gender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744757
eISBN:
9780191805912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744757.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter reviews the confusion left by one-sex, two-sex, and complementarian theories. With papal and evangelical attempts to find two separate sexes in Genesis 1 and 2 in mind, the chapter asks ... More


Against Sexual Difference: A Theology of Similarities

Adrian Thatcher

in Redeeming Gender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744757
eISBN:
9780191805912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter asks the troubling question: if there are two sexes, are there therefore two human essences? Two humankinds? The kinds of Genesis 1 are shown not to support two essences. The argument is ... More


Introduction

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines the assumptions that underlie the subordination of religious liberty to the pursuit of equality and other social concerns. Drawing on the foundations of equality and freedom, it ... More


Does Equality Trump Freedom?

Roger Trigg

in Equality, Freedom, and Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199576852
eISBN:
9780191806544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576852.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines whether equality trumps freedom. It first considers the theological roots of equality that have influenced the Western world before turning to a discussion of how a concern for ... More


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