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Closet devotions (series Q)

Closet devotions (series Q)
By Richard Rambuss

Religion and sex, body and soul, sacred and profane: In Closet Devotions, Richard Rambuss traces the relays between these cultural formations by examining the issue of ‘sacred eroticism,’ the literary or artistic expression of devotional feelings in erotic terms that has repeatedly occurred over the centuries.

Raising Abel

Raising Abel
By James Alison

RenĂ© Girard wrote: ‘Living in the End Times is an exceptional book, with soaring power … James Alison gives us a book exceptional both for its realism regarding the psychic misery of our world and for its focusing on the central mysteries of the Gospels, the Passion and the Resurrection. What makes the book truly […]

Reclaiming Spirituality: a new spiritual framework for today’s world

Reclaiming Spirituality: a new spiritual framework for today’s world
By Diarmuid O'Murchu

In this thought-provoking follow-up to Quantum Theology, English priest and social psychologist Diarmuid O Murchu celebrates the spiritual renaissance of our time as an alternative to religious fanaticism and religious indifference.He sees this phenomenon as part of the evolving spiritual story of humankind stretching back 70,000 years. The spirituality that is appealing to seekers today […]

Reclaiming the sacred: the Bible in gay and lesbian culture

Reclaiming the sacred: the Bible in gay and lesbian culture
By Raymond-Jean Frontain

The second edition of Reclaiming the Sacred: The Bible in Gay and Lesbian Culture continues the groundbreaking work of the original, exploring the territory between gay/lesbian studies, literary criticism, and religious studies. It examines the appropriation and/or subversion of the authority of the Judeo-Christian Bible by gay and lesbian writers. The book highlights two prevalent […]

Religion and Gender

Religion and Gender
By Ursula King

Over the past decade gender studies have set an entirely new agenda for religious studies, and work in this area has expanded rapidly. In this book, an international group of women scholars from Europe, North America, South Africa and Australia provides an overview of these new perspectives. In the first part epistemological and hermeneutical discussions […]

Religion is a Queer Thing: a guide to the Christian faith for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgendered people

Religion is a Queer Thing: a guide to the Christian faith for lesbian, gay bisexual and transgendered people
By Elizabeth Stuart

Since the mid-1980s, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians have found confidence in their ability to define their own experience and think theologically about it. “Queer” theology has emerged as a distinctive theological tradition.

Reluctant Journey: a pilgrimage of faith from homophobia to Christian love

By George Hopper

The author is a retired scientist/engineer, local preacher and inclusive christian. In 1992 he went from being anti-gay to a simple ministry of friendship, support and christian love, for lesbian and gay christians, especially.