Queer Theology

Beyond Apologetics

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Linn Marie Tonstad
Cascade Companions
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Cascade Books
    , July
     2018.
     168 pages.
     $22.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781498218795.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Robyn Henderson-Espinoza forthcoming.

Description

What do Christianity and queerness have to do with each other? Can Christianity be queered? Queer Theologyoffers a readable introduction to a difficult debate. Summarizing the various apologetic arguments for the inclusion of queer people in Christianity, Tonstad moves beyond inclusion to argue for a queer theology that builds on the interconnection of theology with sex and money. Thoroughly grounded in queer theory as well as in Christian theology, Queer Theology grapples with the fundamental challenges of the body, sex, and death, as these are where queerness and Christianity find (and, maybe, lose) each other.

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

Linn Marie Tonstad is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School. She is the author of God and Difference (2016).

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