Religion and LGBTQ Sexualities: Critical Essays by Stephen Hunt

By Stephen Hunt

This compiled and edited assortment engages with a topic that is more and more attracting scholarly recognition, specifically, faith and LGBTQ sexuality. every one component of the quantity presents views to knowing educational discourse and wide-ranging debates round LGBTQ sexualities and faith and spirituality. the gathering additionally attracts recognition to facets of religiosity that form the lived reviews of LGBTQ humans and indicates how sexual orientation forges dimensions of religion and spirituality. Taken jointly the essays symbolize an exploration of contestations round sexual variety within the significant religions; the quest of sexual minorities for non secular ’safe areas’ in either tested and new kinds of religiosity; and religious paths shaped in reconciling and expressing religion and sexual orientation. This assortment, which positive aspects contributions from a few disciplines together with sociology, anthropology, psychology, historical past, spiritual stories and theology, presents an integral instructing source for educators and scholars in an period whilst LGBTQ themes are more and more discovering their means onto a number of undergraduate, post-graduate and career oriented programmes.

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