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Being the Body of Christ: Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church

Being the Body of Christ: Towards a Twenty-First Century Homosexual Theology for the Anglican Church (Hardback)

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The book explores the preoccupation of key twentieth-century English writers with theology and sexuality and how the Anglican Church has responded and continues to respond to the issue of homosexuality. Analysing the work of Oscar Wilde, E. F. Benson, Edward Carpenter, Jeanette Winterson, and Alan Hollingshurst, the book explores the literary tradition of exasperation at the church's obduracy against homosexuality.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -GLBT & Gender StudiesGay & Lesbian studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian Churches & denominationsReligion & BeliefsChristianityChristian theology Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 01/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9781845539511  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Chris Mounsey is Professor of English at the University of Winchester, UK.

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