Queer Political Theologies

Author(s): Ricky Varghese (Editor); Fan Wu (Editor)

LGBTI & Queer Studies

While religion and queerness often are viewed as disparate, scholars in both fields of study share concerns and questions about how the modern subject, with its attachments to institutions and communities, is formed. This special issue of GLQ brings together queer studies and political theology in order to explore the relationship between the self and politics, theism, and queerness. Going beyond previous work in queer political theology that has focused primarily on Christianity, contributors to this issue consider how queer sexualities appear in other theological contexts, including articles on astrological, Blackpentecostal, Thirunangai, hijra, and sarimbavy ways of life, recentering marginalized and underrepresented minorities, beliefs, and practices.

Ashon Crawley, Seth Palmer, Vaibhav Saria, David K. Seitz, Liza Tom, Ricky Varghese, Alexa Winstanley-Smith, Fan Wu


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General Fields

  • : 9781478021179
  • : Duke University Press
  • : Duke University Press
  • : January 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 170
  • : English
  • : Paperback
  • : Ricky Varghese (Editor); Fan Wu (Editor)