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Experience and Constructive Theology

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the scope of the work, situates it in the scholarly field, and defines terms repeatedly used throughout the book, such as bodily experience, difference, ... More


Revisiting Body Theology Approaches

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 6 revisits feminist theologies, using body theology commitments to analyze potential issues detected in the works of Carter Heyward and Marcella Althaus-Reid. Inattention to the dynamics of ... More


Orienting Familiar Body Theologies

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 7 constructively applies body theology to the works of Carter Heyward and Marcella Althaus-Reid, and provides the author’s own god-talk based in bodily experiences. It explains that to do ... More


Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Heike Peckruhn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What do our everyday experiences and bodily movements have to do with our theological imagination? How should we draw the connection between lived experience and theology? Feminist theologians, as ... More


Introduction: Dangling Bodies, Robes of Glory: The Garb of Embodiment in Ancient Christianity

Georgia Frank, Susan R. Holman, and Andrew S. Jacobs

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay surveys the many ways that embodiment shaped religious identity in late antiquity, drawing on the metaphor of garb: transformative, expressive, transcendent, interpretive and interpreted. ... More


Sensing Futurities

Heike Peckruhn

in Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 8 provides possible trajectories to apply the commitments of body theology in other fields of study. It posits that resourcing the full sensorium of experience and engaging body theology need ... More


“Wired”: (De)Coding Tonéx’s Unapologetic Queer Body Theology

Alisha Lola Jones

in Flaming?: The Peculiar Theopolitics of Fire and Desire in Black Male Gospel Performance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190065416
eISBN:
9780190065454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065416.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 5 investigates a case study of Tonéx, a queer preacher-musician who embodies a combination of the most popular archetypes of African-American men’s worship—the preacher and the vocalist head ... More


“Guard Your Heart!”: Embodying Catholic Romance

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines missionaries’ romantic relationships and argues that the way these young adults date, marry, and procreate shapes their position in the US Catholic landscape. These emerging ... More


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