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Weep Not for Your Children Essays on Religion and Violence

by Lisa Isherwood, Rosemary Radford Ruether

Weep Not for Your Children Essays on Religion and Violence Synopsis

Violence remains endemic in today's society. Religious morality and social prejudice can lead to many acts of violence going unnoticed. 'Weep Not for Your Children' presents a selection of essays that examine the ways in which religion and violence interconnect. The presence of violence in the origins of cultural and religious norms is examined. The essays cover a wide range of examples of violence: from the Holocaust to domestic violence and from the violence created by economic systems to that created by the construction of gender itself. 'Weep Not for Your Children' challenges and provokes the reader to think beyond traditional associations of good and evil.

Weep Not for Your Children Essays on Religion and Violence Press Reviews

It is not often that one is moved to tears by a piece of writing. Less often still is one immediately certain that she will use the text repeatedly at both an undergraduate and graduate level. - Religious Studies

Book Information

ISBN: 9781845532437
Publication date: 1st January 2008
Author: Lisa Isherwood, Rosemary Radford Ruether
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Violence in society,

About Lisa Isherwood, Rosemary Radford Ruether

Lisa Isherwood is is Professor of Feminist Liberation Theologies and Director of Theology at the University of Winchester. She is an executive editor of the international journal, Feminist Theology, and co-founder of the Britain and Ireland School of Feminist Theology. She has authored or edited a number of books amongst which are, Liberating Christ (Pilgrim Press 1999), Introducing Feminist Christologies (Sheffield Academic Press 2001), The Good News of the Body: Feminism and Sexual Theology [ed] (Sheffield Academic Press 2000), The Sexual Theologian: Essays on Sex, God and Politics [co-ed Marcella Althaus-Reid] (Continuum 2005) and Queering Heterosexuality: The Power of Erotic Celibacy (Continuum 2005). Rosemary Radford ...

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