Web Price: $23.20
ISBN 13: 978-1-62032-015-0
Publication Date: 10/08/2012
Street Date: 10/08/2012
Division: Cascade Books
Sex, Gender, and Christianity
Edited by Priscilla Pope-Levison, John R. Levison
Should women be priests?
Should women submit to their husbands?
Is premarital sex okay?
Inflammatory questions such as these have splintered Christianity and polarized the church. In Sex, Gender, and Christianity, a cadre of seasoned college professors offers the modest proposal that honest, fruitful conversations about these questions will take place only if we develop the ability to deal with sex, gender, and the Christian faith with the academic rigor and perspectives of our various disciplines. This volume contributes an unprecedented collection of first-rate articles from a variety of disciplines—from the social sciences to history, from literary criticism to theology—that will challenge college administrators, professors, and students to address fractious questions in an atmosphere of scholarly inquiry.
David G. Allen, Karen Trimble Alliaume, Brian Bantum, Mikee C. Delony, James G. Dixon III, Antonios Finitsis Theresa J. FitzPatrick, Allyson Jule, Patricia O'Connell Killen, Caryn D. Riswold, and Tina Schermer Sellers