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Gendered Spiritualities

Meredith B. McGuire

in Lived Religion: Faith and Practice in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172621
eISBN:
9780199851942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172621.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines gender differences in individual religious practices. Gender profoundly affects people's religion-as-lived because gender differentiation permeates so many aspects of life in ... More


The Traits of Deities

Mark S. Smith

in The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel's Polytheistic Background and the Ugaritic Texts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134803
eISBN:
9780199834655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513480X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter asks what characteristics deities generally share, or, put differently, what terms do the texts use to express what deities are? It collects and analyzes labels and statements about ... More


Precious Bodies

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/9781479849031.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Conversations with NGO activists in this chapter demonstrate how racial dynamics in sex tourism and sex trafficking in Salvador Brazil can assist in defining the harm of gender-based violence and in ... More


Frustrated Energies in Modernism’s Female Arrangements

Judith Paltin

in Affective Materialities: Reorienting the Body in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056289
eISBN:
9780813058078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056289.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Judith Paltin entertains a gendered body that necessarily both succeeds and fails in bodying, creating a non-futurity. For women and racial minorities, modes of bodily recognition (or “arrangements,” ... More


Were We Ever Secular? Interrogating David Brown on Gospel, Blues, and Pop Music

Judith S. Casselberry

in Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646821
eISBN:
9780191744853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646821.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter engages Brown's work through ethnomusicological, performance, and black feminist theories; it argues for 1) reevaluating the significance of gospel and blues in pop/rock musical ... More


Un/Civilized Girls, Unruly Poems: Jully Makini (Solomon Islands)

Selina Tusitala Marsh

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter argues that identity can be reclaimed from those who have taken it away and made it foreign, alien to the roots of a culture repressed or reshaped. The discussion revolves around Jully ... More


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