The queer Bible commentary

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SCM, 2006 - Religion - 859 pages
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This comprehensive, cutting-edge commentary brings together the work of several scholars and pastors known for their interest in the areas of gender, sexuality and Biblical studies. Rather than a verse-by-verse analysis, typical of more traditional commentaries, contributors to this volume focus specifically upon those portions of the Bible that have particular relevance for readers interested in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. These include the construction of gender and sexuality, the reification of heterosexuality, the question of lesbian and gay ancestry within the Bible, the transgendered voices of the prophets, the use of the Bible in contemporary political, socio-economic and religious spheres and the impact upon lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. Accordingly, the commentary raises new questions and re-directs more traditional questions in fresh and innovative ways, offering new angles of approach.

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This book is a Bible Commentary. It will help you understand the Bible while using this book with the Bible. This Commentary is written in the Queer point of view. First commentary out there that has been written the the LGBT perspective. Read full review

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U shouldn't descrace the bible


Disarming Biblically Based GayBashing
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