New PDF release: Agape, Eros, Gender: Towards a Pauline Sexual Ethic

By Francis Watson

problems with gender and sexuality have lately come to the fore in all humanities disciplines, and this ebook displays this huge interdisciplinary state of affairs, even supposing its personal viewpoint is extensively theological. unlike many modern feminist theologies, gender and sexuality (eros) are right here understood inside a distinctively Christian context characterised through the truth of agape - the hot Testament's time period for the great divine-human love that incorporates the connection of guy and girl inside of its scope. The vital challenge is crisis with key Pauline texts in relation to gender and sexuality (1 Cor. eleven, Rom. 7, Eph. 5), texts whose impact on western theology and tradition has been enduring and pervasive. they're learn right here at the side of later theological and non-theological texts that mirror that impact - starting from Augustine and Barth to Virginia Woolf, Freud and Irigaray.

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