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Redeeming gender

Author: Adrian Thatcher
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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The one-sex theory (or one-sex model) continues to be a major influence on Christian thinking about sex and gender, even if it is largely unacknowledged. Its residue remains an inhibiting and distorting factor in the attempt to transform unjust gendered practices by Gospel graces. It conveniently relativizes the near impregnable cultural notion that there are two sexes, which delegitimizes intersex, transgender, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Thatcher
ISBN: 0198744757 9780198744757
OCLC Number: 995233470
Description: 225 p.
Contents: Introduction1: Two Seeds, One Sex2: One Seed, Two Sexes?3: The Arrival of Two Sexes4: The 'Modern Mix': One and Two Sexes Combined5: Jesus and Gender6: '. . . No Longer Male and Female . . .'7: Against Sexual Difference: A Theology of Similarities8: Redeeming GenderBibliography
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This work demonstrates the importance of understanding premodern theories about sex, gender, and humanity when discussing biblical and traditional theological perspectives on these themes.  Read more...
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Thatcher advances his argument with compelling conviction. ... While the argument presented in this book is complex and challenging, and is rooted in copious scholarlship, Thatcher communicates Read more...

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