Gender Studies

SACRED CHOICES: THE RIGHT TO CONTRACEPTI ON & ABORTION IN TEN WORLD RELIGIONS

SACRED CHOICES: THE RIGHT TO CONTRACEPTI ON & ABORTION IN TEN WORLD RELIGIONS
$15.00

Breaking the silence about choiceAs the world teeters on the edge of overpopulation, this new addition to the Sacred Energies series aims to show how ten major religious traditions in fact contain strong affirmations of the right to family planning, including contraception and even, when necessary, abortion.

Maquire first shows how interrelated overpopulation is with poverty, ethnic injustice, gender injustice, and the maldistribution of economic resources. Often the world's religions (most notoriously perhaps, Roman Catholicism) are thought to contribute only to the problem, rather than solutions, through their hostility to sex, education and equal rights for women, and birth control. In fact, argues Maguire, the ten scholars who consulted for several years about how these traditions treat issues of contraception and abortion find in them a true religious awe at the sacredness of life, a genuine openness to sexuality as a dimension of the sacred, and alongside the 'no choice' position . . .a 'pro-choice' position that is too little known, even by adherents to the religion. That is the key message of this book.

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9780800634339
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2001-01-03
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Sacred Selves of Adolescent Girls: Hard Stories of Race, Class, and Gender

Sacred Selves of Adolescent Girls: Hard Stories of Race, Class, and Gender
$22.00
Adolescent girls between the ages of fifteen and eighteen shared with Parker and her co-authors life stories that show how they struggle to make sense of their experiences of racism, sexism, classism, and heterosexism in light of their belief in God or their concept of a higher divine power. The groups of adolescent girls interviewed include Korean Americans, African Americans, Native Americans, Latinas, working-class whites, and lesbians. The closing chapter revisits the prominent themes from each chapter, challenging those concerned about fostering a spirituality that is life giving for girls who struggle with racism, classism, sexism, and heterosexism. In addition, it explores the concepts of realization, resistance, resilience, and ritual as four essential components for nurturing a wholesome spirituality in adolescent girls Evelyn L. Parker is Assistant Professor of Christian Education at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. She is the author of Trouble Don't Last Always: Emancipatory Hope among African American Adolescents (The Pilgrim Press, 2003).
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9781608993901
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2010-04-01
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SACRED VOICES: ESSENTIAL WOMEN'S WISDOM THROUGH THE AGES

SACRED VOICES: ESSENTIAL WOMEN'S WISDOM THROUGH THE AGES
$24.95
Moving chronologically through millennia of women's history from the earliest times to the present, this unique collection contains writings from over 173 of the world's women sages and saints. Containing poetry, prayers, chants, meditations, and contemplative prose from all great religious traditions, this treasure trove gathers together for the first time the best of women's spiritual wisdom.Women's spiritual experience has been suppressed through much of modern history and is only now been recovered in its full richness. This anthology contains writings from hundreds of women from the past five millennia and a wide range of cultures. The collection encompasses all areas of women's sacred experience from the most radically mystical encounters with the divine-including visions, locutions, and auditions-to simply daily awareness of the holy in all things.
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9780062517029
Publication Date: 
2002-03-05
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SAME SEX MARRIAGE? A CHRISTIAN ETHICAL ANALYSIS

SAME SEX MARRIAGE? A CHRISTIAN ETHICAL ANALYSIS
$21.00
Extending the right to marry to same-sex couples is frontpage news, and hotly contested in both church and society. This critical book is written by a gay man and progressive Christian ethicist who places justice making at the heart of contemporary spirituality. In dialogue with both legal scholars and theologians, Ellison examines the strengths and weaknesses of how marriage traditionalists, advocates of same-sex marriage, and LBGT (lesbian/bisexual/gay/transgender) critics of marriage analyze the issues and frame their arguments. The book offers constructive proposals for revitalizing Christian sexual ethics and moving the debate forward, regardless of whether the right to marry is won or lost.
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9780829816594
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2004-06-01
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Same-Sex Marriage: Pro and Con: A Reader (Revised and Updated)

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$19.00
With same-sex marriage igniting a firestorm of controversy in the press and in the courts, in legislative chambers and in living rooms, Andrew Sullivan, a pioneering voice in the debate, has brought together two thousand years of argument in an anthology of historic inclusiveness and evenhandedness. Among the selections included here:

- The 2003 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling in support of same-sex marriage
- Justice Kennedy's majority opinion and Justice Scalia's dissent in the 2003 landmark Supreme Court decision striking down anti-sodomy laws
- President George W. Bush's call for a Federal Marriage Amendment
- John Kerry's Senate speech urging defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act
- Harvard historian Nancy F. Cott's testimony before the Vermont House Judiciary Committee
- Reverend Peter J. Gomes on the distinction between civil and religious marriage
- Stanley Kurtz on the politics of gay marriage
- Evan Wolfson on the popularity of the right to marry among lesbians and gay men
- New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks' conservative case for same-sex marriage
- Excerpts from Genesis, Leviticus, and other essential biblical texts
- Aristophanes's classic theory of same-sex love, from Plato's Symposium
- Hannah Arendt on marriage as a fundamental right
- Camille Paglia's skepticism

Representing the full range of perspectives and the most cogent and arresting arguments, Same-Sex Marriage is essential to a balanced understanding of the most pressing cultural question we face today.

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9781400078660
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2004-05-11
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Science, Scripture, and Same-Sex Love

Science, Scripture, and Same-Sex Love
$23.00

Some church leaders assert that same-sex practices are incompatible with Christian teaching. The issues threaten to divide our churches and our nation. Michael B. Regele explores current scientific findings in biological brain research, psychology, and sociology, which he compares with scriptural teaching from the Bible, to show that a faithful reading of the Scriptures is consistent with Christian teaching that affirms same-sex love leading to same-sex marriage and full participation of LGBT people in church leadership. Regele offers compelling research and well-supported answers to common-place questions such as:

  • Is sexual orientation a choice that individuals make?
  • Is same sex attraction sinful in itself?
  • Is it true that lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are more promiscuous than heterosexual people?
  • Is it true that same-sex relationships do not last as long as hetero-sex relationships?
  • Is abstinence for life the only choice for a Christian LGBT person? Or can they enter into intimate and sexual relationships and still be active participants in a Christian community?
  • Is same-gender marriage acceptable from a Christian standpoint?

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    9781426798290
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    2014-10-21
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    Scripture as the Soul of Theology

    Scripture as the Soul of Theology
    $10.95

    Scripture as the Soul of Theology offers Christians the opportunity to share the insights and wisdom of recent biblical scholarship. Presented at a Saint Michal's College conference in 2002, the essays provide the lay reader with a fresh look at biblical spirituality and ethics, among other topics.

    Chapters include Biblical Foundations of Spirituality, by Sandra Schneiders, IHM; *New Testament Foundations for Christian Ethics - by Frank J. Matera; *Women in the New Testament: The Example of Romans 16 - by Bonnie Thurston; *Persevering in the Perfect Law of Liberty: Scriptural Resources for Pastoral Care - by John Shea; and *Scripture as the Soul of Theology: A Reprise - by Wilfrid Harrington, OP.

    Edward J. Mahoney, PhD, is director of graduate theology and pastoral ministry, and associate professor in the religious studies department, as well as associate dean at Saint Michal's College in Colchester, Vermont. Contributing authors include Paul E. Couture, SSE, Edward J. Mahoney, Sandra Schneiders, IHM, Frank J. Matera, Bonnie Thurston, John Shea, and Wilfrid Harrington, OP.

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    9780814651551
    Publication Date: 
    2005-03-01
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    Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages

    Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages
    $55.00
    During the Middle Ages in Europe, some sexual and gendered behaviors were labeled "sodomitical" or evoked the use of ambiguous phrases such as the "unmentionable vice" or the "sin against nature." How, though, did these categories enter the field of vision? How do you know a sodomite when you see one?

    In Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages, Robert Mills explores the relationship between sodomy and motifs of vision and visibility in medieval culture, on the one hand, and those categories we today call gender and sexuality, on the other. Challenging the view that ideas about sexual and gender dissidence were too confused to congeal into a coherent form in the Middle Ages, Mills demonstrates that sodomy had a rich, multimedia presence in the period--and that a flexible approach to questions of terminology sheds new light on the many forms this presence took. Among the topics that Mills covers are depictions of the practices of sodomites in illuminated Bibles; motifs of gender transformation and sex change as envisioned by medieval artists and commentators on Ovid; sexual relations in religious houses and other enclosed spaces; and the applicability of modern categories such as "transgender," "butch" and "femme," or "sexual orientation" to medieval culture.

    Taking in a multitude of images, texts, and methodologies, this book will be of interest to all scholars, regardless of discipline, who engage with gender and sexuality in their work.

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    9780226169125
    Publication Date: 
    2015-02-27
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    SENSIBLE ECSTASY: MYSTICISM SEXUAL DIFFE RENCE & THE DEMANDS OF HISTORY

    SENSIBLE ECSTASY: MYSTICISM SEXUAL DIFFE RENCE & THE DEMANDS OF HISTORY
    $31.00
    Sensible Ecstasy investigates the attraction to excessive forms of mysticism among twentieth-century French intellectuals and demonstrates the work that the figure of the mystic does for these thinkers. With special attention to Georges Bataille, Simone de Beauvoir, Jacques Lacan, and Luce Irigaray, Amy Hollywood asks why resolutely secular, even anti-Christian intellectuals are drawn to affective, bodily, and widely denigrated forms of mysticism.

    What is particular to these thinkers, Hollywood reveals, is their attention to forms of mysticism associated with women. They regard mystics such as Angela of Foligno, Hadewijch, and Teresa of Avila not as emotionally excessive or escapist, but as unique in their ability to think outside of the restrictive oppositions that continue to afflict our understanding of subjectivity, the body, and sexual difference. Mystics such as these, like their twentieth-century descendants, bridge the gaps between action and contemplation, emotion and reason, and body and soul, offering new ways of thinking about language and the limits of representation.

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    9780226349527
    Publication Date: 
    2002-01-01
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    SETTING THE TABLE

    SETTING THE TABLE
    $19.99
    This collection of essays shows the emerging consciousness of feminist theology and how it is creating a new vision for the church.
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    9780827234338
    Publication Date: 
    2006-08-15
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    SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISM: GENDER & SECTARIA N CHANGE IN AN EMERGING RELIGION

    SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISM: GENDER & SECTARIA N CHANGE IN AN EMERGING RELIGION
    $18.95
    As a "remnant of the remnant," Seventh-day Adventism's early years were distinguished by the leadership of women, most prominently the visionary and prophet Ellen White. However, after 1915 the number of Adventist women in leadership began a dramatic and uninterrupted decline that was not challenged until the 1980s.

    Tracing the views of the church through its official and unofficial publications and through interviews with dozens of Adventist informants, Laura Vance reveals a significant shift around the turn of the century in women's roles advocated by the church: from active participation in the functioning, spiritual leadership, teaching, and evangelism of Adventism to an insistence on homemaking as a woman's sole proper vocation. These changes in attitude, Vance maintains, are inextricably linked to Adventism's shift from sect to church: in effect, to its maturation as a denomination.

    Vance suggests that the reemergence of women in positions of influence within the church in recent decades should be viewed not as a concession to secular feminist developments but rather as a return to Adventism's earlier conception of gender roles. By examining changes in the movement's relationship with the world and with its own history, Seventh-day Adventism in Crisis offers a probing examination of how a sect founded on the leadership of women came to define women's roles in ways that excluded them from active public participation and leadership in the church.

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    9780252067440
    Publication Date: 
    1999-01-01
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    Sex and the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality

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    $23.00
    Civil War soldiers enjoyed unprecedented access to obscene materials of all sorts, including mass-produced erotic fiction, cartes de visite, playing cards, and stereographs. A perfect storm of antebellum legal, technological, and commercial developments, coupled with the concentration of men fed into armies, created a demand for, and a deluge of, pornography in the military camps. Illicit materials entered in haversacks, through the mail, or from sutlers; soldiers found pornography discarded on the ground, and civilians discovered it in abandoned camps. Though few examples survived the war, these materials raised sharp concerns among reformers and lawmakers, who launched campaigns to combat it. By the war's end, a victorious, resurgent American nation-state sought to assert its moral authority by redefining human relations of the most intimate sort, including the regulation of sex and reproduction--most evident in the Comstock laws, a federal law and a series of state measures outlawing pornography, contraception, and abortion. With this book, Judith Giesberg has written the first serious study of the erotica and pornography that nineteenth-century American soldiers read and shared and links them to the postwar reaction to pornography and to debates about the future of sex and marriage.

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    9781469652078
    Publication Date: 
    2019-02-01
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    Sex and the Spirit: The Romance of Heaven and Earth

    Sex and the Spirit: The Romance of Heaven and Earth
    $20.00
    A happy medium exists between sexuality and spirituality. Here is a frank conversation between two ministers about sex and the spirit, answering questions such as: Can sex be holy? Am I getting too old for intimacy? Is it possible to be spiritual and sexual? What do women fantasize about? What makes men tick? How can I put passion back in to my long-term relationship? What does the Bible REALLY say about sex? If you long for a life that's sexually and spiritually fulfilling, you'll be enlightened by Sex and the Spirit.
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    9780829819571
    Publication Date: 
    2014-04-30
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    Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God

    Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God
    $24.00
    How different are men and women? When does it matter to us -- or to God? Are male and female the only two options? In Sex Difference in Christian Theology Megan DeFranza explores such questions in light of the Bible, theology, and science.

    Many Christians, entrenched in culture wars over sexual ethics, are either ignorant of the existence of intersex persons or avoid the inherent challenge they bring to the assumption that everybody is born after the pattern of either Adam or Eve. DeFranza argues, from a conservative theological standpoint, that all people are made in the image of God -- male, female, and intersex -- and that we must listen to and learn from the voices of the intersexed among us.

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    9780802869821
    Publication Date: 
    2015-05-16
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    Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies (Tonstad, cont.)

    Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies (Tonstad, cont.)
    $35.00
    Sexual Disorientations brings some of the most recent and significant works of queer theory into conversation with the overlapping fields of biblical, theological and religious studies to explore the deep theological resonances of questions about the social and cultural construction of time, memory, and futurity. Apocalyptic, eschatological and apophatic languages, frameworks, and orientations pervade both queer theorizing and theologizing about time, affect, history and desire. The volume fosters a more explicit engagement between theories of queer temporality and affectivity and religious texts and discourses.
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    9780823277520
    Publication Date: 
    2017-11-07
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    Sexual Futures, Queer Gestures, and Other Latina Longings

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    $24.00
    Contents Acknowledgments vii Introduction 1 1. Who's Your Daddy? Queer Kinship and Perverse Domesticity 29 2. Sodomy, Sovereignty, and Other Utopian Longings 69 3. Gesture in Mambo Time 99 4. Latina Sexual Fantasies, the Remix 139 The Afterglow 183 Notes 189 Bibliography 213 Index 229 About the Author 245
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780814764923
    Publication Date: 
    2014-07-25
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    Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction

    Sexuality: A Very Short Introduction
    $12.00
    Is our sexuality determined primarily by our genes? Or is it shaped by the social norms and expectations we happen to be born into. This Very Short Introduction provides an accessible, thoughtful and thought-provoking introduction to major debates around sexuality in the modern world, highlighting the social and political aspects of sexuality. It critically explores different ways of defining and thinking about sexuality and shows that many of our assumptions about what is "natural" in the sexual domain have, in reality, varied greatly in different historical or cultural contexts. The volume also examines ways in which governments have tried to regulate citizens' sexualities in the past-through policies and laws concerning public health, HIV/Aids, prostitution, and sex education-paying special attention to the particular zeal with which women's sexuality has been policed. The volume concludes by discussing political activism around sexuality more widely, focusing on the ways in which feminists, lesbians and gay men, as well as religious fundamentalists have transformed our ways of thinking about sexuality in the past few decades.
    About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.
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    9780199298020
    Publication Date: 
    2008-06-01
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    Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare

    Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare
    $32.00
    Shakesqueer puts the most exciting queer theorists in conversation with the complete works of William Shakespeare. Exploring what is odd, eccentric, and unexpected in the Bard's plays and poems, these theorists highlight not only the many ways that Shakespeare can be queered but also the many ways that Shakespeare can enrich queer theory. This innovative anthology reveals an early modern playwright insistently returning to questions of language, identity, and temporality, themes central to contemporary queer theory. Since many of the contributors do not study early modern literature, Shakesqueer takes queer theory back and brings Shakespeare forward, challenging the chronological confinement of queer theory to the last two hundred years. The book also challenges conceptual certainties that have narrowly equated queerness with homosexuality. Chasing all manner of stray desires through every one of Shakespeare's plays and poems, the contributors cross temporal, animal, theoretical, and sexual boundaries with abandon. Claiming adherence to no one school of thought, the essays consider The Winter's Tale alongside network TV, Hamlet in relation to the death drive, King John as a history of queer theory, and Much Ado About Nothing in tune with a Sondheim musical. Together they expand the reach of queerness and queer critique across chronologies, methodologies, and bodies.

    Contributors. Matt Bell, Amanda Berry, Daniel Boyarin, Judith Brown, Steven Bruhm, Peter Coviello, Julie Crawford, Drew Daniel, Mario DiGangi, Lee Edelman, Jason Edwards, Aranye Fradenburg, Carla Freccero, Daniel Juan Gil, Jonathan Goldberg, Jody Greene, Stephen Guy-Bray, Ellis Hanson, Sharon Holland, Cary Howie, Lynne Huffer, Barbara Johnson, Hector Kollias, James Kuzner, Arthur L. Little Jr., Philip Lorenz, Heather Love, Jeffrey Masten, Robert McRuer, Madhavi Menon, Michael Moon, Paul Morrison, Andrew Nicholls, Kevin Ohi, Patrick R. O'Malley, Ann Pellegrini, Richard Rambuss, Valerie Rohy, Bethany Schneider, Kathryn Schwarz, Laurie Shannon, Ashley T. Shelden, Alan Sinfield, Bruce Smith, Karl Steel, Kathryn Bond Stockton, Amy Villarejo, Julian Yates

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780822348450
    Publication Date: 
    2011-02-01
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    Shameless: A Sexual Reformation

    $25.00
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Raw, intimate, and timely--a no-holds-barred celebration of our bodies that flies in the face of antiquated ideas about sex and gender.

    "A triumph."--Glennon Doyle - "One of the most important, life-changing books I've ever read."--Rachel Held Evans, author of Searching for Sunday and Inspired

    Negative messages about sex come from all corners of society: from the church, from the media, from our own families. As a result, countless people have suffered pain, guilt, and judgment. In this instant bestseller, Nadia Bolz-Weber unleashes her critical eye and her vulnerable yet hopeful soul on the harmful conversations about sex that have fed our shame.

    Bolz-Weber offers no simple amendments or polite compromises. Instead, this modern-day reverend calls for an inclusivity that empowers us to be loyal to people and, perhaps most important, ourselves. "Christianity is not a program for avoiding mistakes," she writes. "It is a faith of the guilty." With an alternative understanding of Scripture passages that have been weaponized against Christians for decades, Bolz-Weber reminds us that sexual flourishing can and should be for all genders, all bodies, and all humans. She shares stories, poetry, and Scripture that wage war on perpetual anxiety around sex by celebrating sexuality in all its forms and recognizing it for the gift that it is.

    If you've been mistreated, confused, angered, and/or wounded by shaming sexual messages, this one is for you.

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    9781601427588
    Publication Date: 
    2019-01-29
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    She's My Dad: A Father’s Transition and a Son’s Redemption

    She's My Dad: A Father?s Transition and a Son?s Redemption
    $17.00

    Jonathan S. Williams was three months into pastoring a new, evangelical church plant when his father confessed a secret: he was transgender. His father, Paul, a prominent evangelical pastor, soon became Paula, and Jonathan's life and ministry went into a tailspin. Feeling betrayed by his mentor and confidante and scared that his church would lose funding and support if Paula's secret was exposed, Jonathan sunk into depression and alcoholism.

    She's My Dad explores Jonathan's long and winding journey toward reconciliation, forgiveness, and acceptance of his father as well as his church's journey to become one of the few fully LGBTQ-inclusive, evangelical churches in America. Jonathan and Paula offer insight and encouragement for those with trans family members, empathizing with the feelings of loss and trauma and understanding that even being LGBTQ-affirming doesn't mean the transition of a family member will be easy. Jonathan writes of his family's continuing evolution, the meaning of remaining loyal to one's father even when she is no longer a man, the ongoing theological evolution surrounding transgender rights and advocacy in the church, and the unflinching self-scrutiny of a pastor who lost his God only to find God again in his father's transition.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780664264352
    Publication Date: 
    2018-11-08
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    She: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry

    She: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry
    $20.00

    We are not all the same. The time has come for us to honestly name the ways we are different and similar so that we can serve together in unity, grace and trust.

    Women in ministry experience unique challenges in their church settings which continue to hinder their vocational, professional, and personal success. Women in ministry need a trusted and comprehensive resource not only to be able to survive but to thrive in their places of call. She provides theoretical, theological, and practical frameworks and strategies for flourishing as a woman in ministry and engages critical reflection on the practice of ministry in light of current feminist theory, biblical interpretation, and experience.

    Covering everything from biblical arguments for and against women in the church to what not to wear, this book offers background information and tools for negotiating the many and varied issues that woman in ministry face, including leadership, the authority and office of the clergy, and structures and power in the church. A trusted and comprehensive resource for women in ministry, equipping them to thrive in their places of call, and for the men who serve alongside them.

    "For women in ministry, one 'a-ha' moment after another spills from the pages of this book. Decades after ordination opened for women in mainline churches, the struggle for acceptance and equality goes on. This is an important book which narrates the deep costs of sexism and imagines a new form of women's leadership rooted and grounded in authentic love and genuine hospitality. In telling the truth about persistent sexism in the church, Karoline Lewis, paradoxically, blesses her readers with hope. This hope emerges in naming the challenges for women leaders and then pointing the way forward." - Leanne Van Dyk, President and Professor of Theology, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA

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    9781501804946
    Publication Date: 
    2016-05-03
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    Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective

    Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective
    $30.00
    Reading some of the best-known Torah stories through the lens of transgender experience, Joy Ladin explores fundamental questions about how religious texts, traditions, and the understanding of God can be enriched by transgender perspectives, and how the Torah and trans lives can illuminate one another. Drawing on her own experience and lifelong reading practice, Ladin shows how the Torah, a collection of ancient texts that assume human beings are either male or female, speaks both to practical transgender concerns, such as marginalization, and to the challenges of living without a body or social role that renders one intelligible to others--challenges that can help us understand a God who defies all human categories. These creative, evocative readings transform our understanding of the Torah's portrayals of God, humanity, and relationships between them.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781512602937
    Publication Date: 
    2018-11-20
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    Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective

    Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective
    $17.00
    A feminist critique of Judaism as a patriarchal tradition and an exploration of the increasing involvement of women in naming and shaping Jewish tradition.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780060666842
    Publication Date: 
    1991-02-01
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    STAYING POWER

    STAYING POWER
    $15.95
    Offers a deeply personal vision of what it means to speak out, stand firm, and live a life of service. Confronting the gravest evils of our institutionalized faith -- racism, patriarchy, discrimination, homophobia, cultural imperialism -- Heyward is at once personal and political, sardonic and sincere, humble and hard-edged, imaginative and analytical.
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780829810271
    Publication Date: 
    1995-04-01
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    STRENGTH IN THE STRUGLES: LEADERSHIP DEV ELOPMENT FOR WOMEN

    STRENGTH IN THE STRUGLES: LEADERSHIP DEV ELOPMENT FOR WOMEN
    $15.00

    Despite the many challenges, women continue to make great strides in their chosen careers. As more women become aware of interconnections between their professional and spiritual lives, they become more insistent in finding ways of combining both lives.

    Strength in the Struggle includes a wealth of information including chapters such as "A Foundation on Leadership," "Defining Moments," Living Beyond the Stereotypes." McKenzie also offers a leadership lesson on the character of Dorothy from the classic book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    Author of the best-selling book, Not without a Struggle: Leadership Development for African American Women in Ministry, Vashti McKenzie continues to offer inspiring and vital information on women's leadership issues. Strength in the Struggle will provide all women with insight and encouragement to develop and grow as effective leaders.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9780829812121
    Publication Date: 
    2001-06-01
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