Everyday Life and the Sacred

Re/Configuring Gender Studies in Religion

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Editor(s): 
Angela Berlis, Anne-Marie Korte, Kune Biezeveld
Studies in Theology and Religion

Description

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An interdisciplinary gender-sensitive approach toward perspectives on the everyday and the sacred are the hallmark of this volume. Looking beyond the dualistic status-quo, the authors probe the categories, textures, powers, and practices that define how we experience, embody, and understand religion and the sacred, their interconnection, but also disassociation with the secular. 

Contributions by an international group of feminist theologians and religious studies scholars aim to re-configure the study of both religion and gender: Angela Berlis, Anne-Marie Korte, Kune Biezeveld †, Helga Kuhlmann, Maaike de Haardt, Akke van der Kooi, Dorothea Erbele-Küster, Willien van Wieringen, Magda Misset-van de Weg, Gé Speelman, Mathilde van Dijk, Jacqueline Borsje, Hedwig Meyer-Wilmes, Goedroen Juchtmans, Alma Lanser and Riet Bons-Storm.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Angela Berlis is professor of the history of Old Catholicism and general church history at the Departement für Christkatholische Theologie and Co-director of the Competence Centre for Liturgy of the Theological Faculty at the University of Bern, Switzerland. 

Anne-Marie Korte is professor of religion and gender at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She is President of the International Association for the Study of Religion and Gender (IARG) and editor in chief of Religion and Gender. 

Kune Biezeveld (1948-2008) was lecturer in systematic theology and professor of women’s studies in theology at the Protestant Theological University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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