By Ellen Armour, Susan St. Ville
In such works as Gender Trouble and Bodies That Matter Judith Butler broke new floor in knowing the development and function of identities. whereas Butler's writings were the most important and infrequently debatable within the improvement of feminist and queer conception, Bodily Citations is the 1st anthology established on using her theories to faith. during this assortment students in anthropology, religious study, theology, ethics, and formality stories use Butler's paintings to enquire quite a few themes in biblical, Islamic, Buddhist, and Christian traditions. The authors shed new mild on Butler's principles and spotlight their moral and political import. in addition they increase the scope of spiritual reports as they convey it into dialog with feminist and queer theory.
Subjects mentioned comprise the woman's mosque circulation in Cairo, the ordination of ladies within the Catholic Church, the potential for queer ethics, spiritual ritual, and biblical structures of sexuality.
Contributors contain: Karen Trimble Alliaume, Lewis college; Teresa Hornsby, Drury collage; Amy Hollywood, Harvard Divinity college; Christina Hutchins, Pacific college of faith; Saba Mahmood, college of California, Berkeley; Susanne Mrozik, Mount Holyoke collage; Claudia Schippert, college of principal Florida; Rebecca Schneider, Brown collage; Ken Stone, Chicago Theological Seminary