Fri 21 Nov 2014 @ 11:38
Reviewed in today's @ChurchTimes: Tudors, inter-faith and sacred spaces... http://t.co/rF2j1YRGwJ http://t.co/r8lO4erk7z
Author(s): Eugene F. Rogers
"Sexuality is a bitterly contested territory for many, probably most, Christians these days, and the climate of rather frantic controversy hasna t encourage a really theological debate. Here is a first--class resource for such debate, not propagandising, but setting out a broad spectrum of reflection on the issues that underlie the sniping of sexual politics -- reflection on the meanings of the body itself for Christians, within a richly informed and traditionally literate framework. It is very welcome." Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Wales and Bishop of Monmouth "The readings offer thoughtful reflections on the meanings of the body, homosexuality, marriage, and the interpretation of scripture. The book should inform the debate in a helpful way." Church Times "Those seeking information to guide them around the contemporary debate in the church about sexuality will welcome the publication of Theology and Sexuality." Expository Times "...a valuable resource for anyone who wants to think through the fundamental questions it poses: a What does God want with sex, anyway?a " The Way
Eugene F. Rogers is Associate Professor of Philosophical Theology and Chair of the Program in Theology, Ethics and Culture in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. His previous publications include Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth (1995) and Sexuality and the Christian Body (Blackwell Publishers, 1999).