Summary: Bringing together original work from some of the world's leading specialistsn the field, this new volume offers wide-ranging and enlightening newerspectives on the role of love, sex and gender in a variety of differentaiths.;Among the issues covered are gender politics, sexual symbolism andeligious ecstasy, and their role in religions as diverse as Christianity andibetan Buddhism. Featuring essays by such distinguished thinkers as Arvindharma, Karen Lebacqz, Julius Lipner, Karen Jo T ...show moreorjesen and Carter Heyward,his new collection combines classic sources of text and tradition withnnovative ideas and modes of thought, creating a detailed but accessibletudy.;This clear and concise book will challenge the reader to thinkreatively about both past and present concepts of sexuality, relationshipsnd the role of women in the world faiths. It should be of interest totudents, scholars and the interested general reader alike. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 00
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