You are looking at  1-7 of 7 articles  for:

  • Religious Identity x
  • Christianity x
  • Religion and Society x
Clear All

View:

Chaste Bodies, Salacious Thoughts: The Sexual Trials of the Medieval Clergy  

Dyan Elliott

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Sep 2014
At the centre of the clerical vocation was the conundrum of balancing the clergy’s commitment to chastity with the many aspects of their professional training and responsibilities that ... More

The Construction of Gender in the New Testament  

Colleen M. Conway

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Apr 2014
This chapter begins with a brief overview of the theorists who have shaped gender analytical work on the New Testament, especially the application of gender theory in classical studies. It ... More

Families  

Adrian Thatcher

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
The first part of the chapter, ‘Sources’, consists of an overview of various theological accounts of families, drawn from Roman Catholic official teaching, from the Protestant Family, ... More

Feminist Theologies and the European Context  

Lisa Isherwood

Print publication date:
Nov 2011
Online publication date:
Jan 2012
This chapter discusses three out of the many theologies in Europe addressing the question of globalization: indigenous theologies, and transcendence through developments in ecotheology and ... More

Marriage and Sexual Relations in the New Testament World  

William Loader

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2014
After a brief overview of the social context and role of marriage and sexuality in Jewish and Greco-Roman cultures, the chapter traces the impact of the Genesis creation narratives, ... More

Paul and Ethnicity  

Caroline Johnson Hodge

Online publication date:
May 2019
This chapter argues that a theorized and historically contextual approach to ethnicity and race allows us to look critically at these concepts in Paul’s letters and challenges the ... More

Preaching, Politics, and Paul in Contemporary African‐American Christianity  

Brad Braxton

Print publication date:
Jan 2011
Online publication date:
May 2011
This article explores the homiletic and political nature of African-American biblical interpretation by investigating the use of the apostle Paul's letters in contemporary African-American ... More

View: