The Queer Bible Commentary by Deryn Guest,Robert E. Goss,Mona West,Thomas Bohache

By Deryn Guest,Robert E. Goss,Mona West,Thomas Bohache

"The Queer Bible remark" brings jointly the paintings of a number of students and pastors recognized for his or her curiosity within the parts of gender, sexuality and religious study. instead of a verse-by-verse research, regular of extra conventional commentaries, individuals to this quantity concentration in particular upon these parts of the e-book that experience specific relevance for readers drawn to lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender concerns akin to the development of gender and sexuality, the reification of heterosexuality, the query of lesbian and homosexual ancestry in the Bible, the transgendered voices of the prophets, using the Bible in modern political, socio-economic and spiritual spheres and the impression upon lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and transgender groups. for that reason, the observation increases new questions and re-directs extra conventional questions in clean and cutting edge methods, providing new angles of procedure. This entire, state of the art remark is prefaced via an introductory essay through Professor Mary Tolbert. participants draw on feminist, queer, deconstructionist, utopian theories, the social sciences and historical-critical discourses. the point of interest is either how analyzing from lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and/or transgender views impact the studying and interpretation of biblical texts and the way biblical texts have and do impact lesbian, homosexual, bisexual and/or transgender groups. The statement comprises an intensive bibliography that directs the reader to a whole diversity of literature when it comes to queer interpretation of scripture.

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