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Sex and Logic in 1 Corinthians 11:2–16

Jerome Murphy‐O'connor

in Keys to First Corinthians: Revisiting the Major Issues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199564156
eISBN:
9780191721281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564156.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that 1 Cor 11: 2–16 has nothing to do with the veiling of women. The man is criticized for letting his hair grow long, because it was the overt sign of the active male homosexual. ... More


Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Traci C. West

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book embraces a transnational Africana perspective as crucial for conceptualizing an end to gender violence in the United States. Locating herself as an African American Christian leader, Traci ... More


Gurumayi, the Play of Shakti and Guru

Karen Pechilis

in The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Gurumayi (Swami Chidvilasananda) is the current guru of the worldwide Siddha Yoga organization that promotes the uplift of humanity through a collective “revolution” in spiritual consciousness, ... More


Satanic Feminism: Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth-Century Culture

Per Faxneld

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190664473
eISBN:
9780190664503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664473.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

According to the Bible, Eve was the first to heed Satan’s advice to eat of the forbidden fruit. The notion of woman as the Devil’s accomplice is prominent throughout the history of Christianity and ... More


Transformative Education in a Broken World: Feminist and Jesuit Pedagogy on the Importance of Context

Theresa Weynand Tobin

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter relates the concept of positionality from feminist theory and pedagogy to the Ignatian paradigm to show how its focus on the individual, at the expense of the structural, fails to ... More


De Certeau and “Making Do”: The Case of Gay Men and Lesbians on a Jesuit Campus

David Gudelunas

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the writings of French Jesuit scholar Michel de Certeau, an extremely influential cultural anthropologist of the twentieth century, whose dense and fascinating writings shed ... More


Defiant Spirituality

Traci C. West

in Solidarity and Defiant Spirituality: Africana Lessons on Religion, Racism, and Ending Gender Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479849031
eISBN:
9781479851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479849031.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As interactions with South African activist leaders and social movement building strategies are examined, the chapter probes ideas about activist solidarity in opposing the targeting of lesbians for ... More


From Generation to Generation: The Jewish Counterculture’s Critique of Affluence

Rachel Kranson

in Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beginning in the late 1960s, young Jewish radicals rejected the middle-class culture in which they had been raised, and attempted to reinvent American Jewish life in the spirit of the era’s global ... More


Challenging the Call: Sexual Desire and Sexual Deviance

Annie Blazer

in Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479898015
eISBN:
9781479838820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898015.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Evangelical condemnation of homosexuality stems from the idea that God intends heterosexual love and marriage for every believer and that God has the power to alter a person’s sexual desires to bring ... More


Domine, Non Sum Dignus: Theological Bullying and the Roman Catholic Church

Patrick S. Cheng

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter draws parallels between the classroom bullying of LGBTQ youths (with its resultant harms) and the “theological bullying” by the Roman Catholic hierarchy of those who dissent from the ... More


Wild(e) Theology: On Choosing Love

Frederick S. Roden

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the implications for the church and its faithful members of the divine commandment to love, particularly in the context of Catholic ministry to LGBTQ youth. It confronts the ... More


Our Thirty-Three-Year-Long Dream to Marry

Janet Peck and Carol Conklin

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the story of Janet F. Peck and Carol A. Conklin, two of the plaintiffs in the Kerrigan v. Commissioner of Public Health court decision that permitted same-sex marriage in the ... More


From Closet to Lampstand: A Pastoral Call for Visibility

M. Sheila Nelson

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the dangers of the closet both from the author’s perspective as a committed lesbian Catholic and as a sociologist who for the past four years has served on the board of the ... More


Closeted Conservatives

Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn Sr.

in Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199863051
eISBN:
9780199860241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863051.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the hidden world of closeted conservative professors. It shows that the decision to pass as a liberal is not a simple binary decision, demanding perfect transparency or ... More


Lord, I Am (Not) Worthy to Receive You

Winnie S. Varghese

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, an Episcopalian priest shares what she has learned about sexual diversity and the church through her experiences of growing up as a lesbian Christian woman and, later, of ministering ... More


Tainted Love: The LGBTQ Experience of Church

Jamie L. Manson

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the unsettling, wearying, and heart-rending mixture of belonging and marginalization, acknowledgment and invisibility that shapes this chapter’s author’s experiences as an ... More


“An Eternal Weight of Glory” (2 Corinthians 4:17): Discipline and Devotion in Monastic Life

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter studies the texts that served as guidelines for monastic life at Karlburg and Kitzingen during the eighth century, before the rise of prescriptive rules (such as the Rule of Benedict) in ... More


Introduction

J. Patrick Hornbeck and Michael A. Norko

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s main themes. This book represents an effort to memorialize and broaden the discussions begun in the scholarly presentations from a previous volume that ... More


Learning to Speak

Kelby Harrison

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the themes of language and queer voices as the chapter wrestles with the subject of what it is possible to say about sexual diversity in the context of the dominant forces of ... More


Lesbian Nuns: A Gift to the Church

Jeannine Gramick

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on extensive public silence about the lives of lesbian religious women. It describes decades of ministry and dialogue that have nonetheless taken place within New Ways Ministry ... More


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