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Product Description: What happens when your body doesn't look how it's supposed to look, or feel how it's supposed to feel, or do what it's supposed to do? Who or what defines the ideals behind these expectations? How can we challenge them and live more peacefully in our bodies? Shameful Bodies: Religion and the Culture of Physical Improvement explores these questions by examining how traditional religious narratives and modern philosophical assumptions come together in the construction and pursuit of a better body in contemporary western societies...read more

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9781472594945 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $86.00 | About this edition: What happens when your body doesn't look how it's supposed to look, or feel how it's supposed to feel, or do what it's supposed to do?

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9781472594938 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What happens when your body doesn't look how it's supposed to look, or feel how it's supposed to feel, or do what it's supposed to do?

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Product Description: The deeply personal memoir of Lydia Meredith, a woman who spent almost thirty years married to a preacher—only to have her husband leave her for a MAN —and how her life becomes a testimony of tolerance and a theology of love and acceptance...read more

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9781476788937 | Karen Hunter, October 4, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The deeply personal memoir of Lydia Meredith, a woman who spent almost thirty years married to a preacher—only to have her husband leave her for a MAN —and how her life becomes a testimony of tolerance and a theology of love and acceptance.

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Product Description: Though they disagree on virtually everything else, evangelicals and gays, Catholics and agnostics all agree that sex should be innocent and ecstatic. For most of Western history people have not had such expectations. Innocent Ecstasy shows how Christianity led Americans to hope for so much from sex...read more

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9780195036121 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 30, 1985, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Traces the history of the views on sexuality of American Christians and examines the role of religion in the development of attitudes toward sex

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9780190609405 | Updated edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Though they disagree on virtually everything else, evangelicals and gays, Catholics and agnostics all agree that sex should be innocent and ecstatic.

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Product Description: How do religion, gender and sexuality interact? How have they impacted, and continue to impact, human culture? The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion, Sexuality and Gender brings together, for the first time, the key texts in the field...read more

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9781474237796 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $128.00 | About this edition: How do religion, gender and sexuality interact?

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9781474237789 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: How do religion, gender and sexuality interact?

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Product Description: Connexions investigates the ways in which race and sex intersect, overlap, and inform each other in United States history. An expert team of editors curates thought-provoking articles that explore how to view the American past through the lens of race and sexuality studies...read more

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9780252040399 | Univ of Illinois Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Connexions investigates the ways in which race and sex intersect, overlap, and inform each other in United States history.

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9780252081873 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, September 15, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Connexions investigates the ways in which race and sex intersect, overlap, and inform each other in United States history.

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Product Description: This book analyzes how the state constructs and reproduces gender identities in the context and geopolitics of Jordan. Guardianship over women is examined as not only the basis of women’s legal and social subordination, but also a key factor in the construction and reproduction of a gender hierarchy system...read more

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9783319326429 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 19, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book analyzes how the state constructs and reproduces gender identities in the context and geopolitics of Jordan.

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Product Description: Moving beyond the deep-seated cultural feelings of shame that have long fueled the conflict between Christianity and sex—and the belief that there is only one right and valid way to practice one’s sexuality—this renowned University of Chicago pastor uses enlightening personal stories and examples from theology to show how sex is powerful and holy...read more

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9780062428592 | Harperone, July 5, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Moving beyond the deep-seated cultural feelings of shame that have long fueled the conflict between Christianity and sex—and the belief that there is only one right and valid way to practice one’s sexuality—this renowned University of Chicago pastor uses enlightening personal stories and examples from theology to show how sex is powerful and holy.

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Product Description: Presents new ways of thinking about the human and the humanities through a rethinking of Antigone. Why revive Antigone—again? And why now? William Robert responds to these questions through an inventive reading of Sophocles’s Antigone, reimagining Antigone in unprecedented ways...read more

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9781438458014 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Why revive Antigone--again?

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9781438458021 | Reprint edition (State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Presents new ways of thinking about the human and the humanities through a rethinking of Antigone.

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Product Description: Love does not begin with condemnationCan an evangelical theologian and his gay son overcome the differences in belief that threaten to destroy their relationship? For Brad and Drew Harper, that question wasn’t theoretical—and neither was the resounding “yes” they found after years of struggle...read more

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9781631081408 | Unabridged edition (Oasis Audio, June 28, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Love does not begin with condemnationCan an evangelical theologian and his gay son overcome the differences in belief that threaten to destroy their relationship?

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Product Description: Love does not begin with condemnationCan an evangelical theologian and his gay son overcome the differences in belief that threaten to destroy their relationship? For Brad and Drew Harper, that question wasn’t theoretical—and neither was the resounding “yes” they found after years of struggle...read more

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9781613758397 | Unabridged edition (Oasis Audio, June 21, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Love does not begin with condemnationCan an evangelical theologian and his gay son overcome the differences in belief that threaten to destroy their relationship?

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Product Description: Issues of homosexuality are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today. Frequently, these controversies receive widespread attention both locally and globally, such as with the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda...read more

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9781472444745 | Routledge, June 7, 2016, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Issues of homosexuality are the subject of public and political controversy in many African societies today.

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Product Description: When your child reveals that he or she is attracted to the same sex, how you respond may have a lot to do with your faith. Doesn't the Bible say that's wrong? Will we have to leave our church? Worst of all, you may wonder, "Do I have to choose between my Christian faith and my child?"Susan Cottrell is a mom who has been there and wants you to know that loving and accepting your gay child does not mean abandoning or even compromising your faith...read more

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9780664262228 | Rev exp edition (Westminster John Knox Pr, May 27, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: When your child reveals that he or she is attracted to the same sex, how you respond may have a lot to do with your faith.

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Product Description: The essays in this wide-ranging collection fall into three main sections: Ecumenical Theology, Postliberal Theology, and Political Theology. The first section deals with Torrance and Barth on the Sacraments. Hunsinger includes here an examination of Torrance's views of baptism and the eucharist, as well as Karl Barth's voice on the Lord's Supper...read more

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9780567658173 | T&t Clark Ltd, January 15, 2015, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The essays in this wide-ranging collection fall into three main sections: Ecumenical Theology, Postliberal Theology, and Political Theology.

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9780567669124 | Reprint edition (T&t Clark Ltd, May 19, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The essays in this wide-ranging collection fall into three main sections: Ecumenical Theology, Postliberal Theology, and Political Theology.

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Product Description: Hailed as magisterial when it first appeared, Greek Homosexuality remains an academic milestone and continues to be of major importance for students and scholars of gender studies. Kenneth Dover explores the understanding of homosexuality in ancient Greece, examining a vast array of material and textual evidence that leads him to provocative conclusions...read more
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9781474257152 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 19, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Hailed as magisterial when it first appeared, Greek Homosexuality remains an academic milestone and continues to be of major importance for students and scholars of gender studies.

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Product Description: The so-called War on Terror, in its many incarnations, has always been a war with gender at its heart. Once regarded as helpless victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are now widely regarded by both Muslim and non-Muslim disciplinarians as a potential threat to be kept under control...read more

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9781742231204 | New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd, May 1, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The so-called War on Terror, in its many incarnations, has always been a war with gender at its heart.

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Product Description: "The Cross In The Closet" describes several real life situations facing young people who were LGBTQ. Some of those situations turned out well, some were tragic; all contained an element of struggle in a society that often sees the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender or questioning person as unacceptable in some way...read more

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9781530083428 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 23, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: "The Cross In The Closet" describes several real life situations facing young people who were LGBTQ.

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