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Toward a theology of eros [electronic resource] :transfiguring passion at the limits of discipline / edited by Virginia Burrus and Catherine Keller.

Contributor(s): Burrus, Virginia | Keller, Catherine, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Transdisciplinary theological colloquia: Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 469 p.).ISBN: 9781429479042 (electronic bk.); 1429479043 (electronic bk.); 9780823236718 (ebook); 0823236714 (ebook); 0823226379; 9780823226375.Subject(s): Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Sex | Love | PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism | Love | Love -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Sex | Sex -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 128/.46 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Part 1. Restaging the Symposium on Love -- What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Platonic Love? / Daniel Boyarin -- Flesh in Confession : Alcibiades Beside Augustine / Mark D. Jordan -- For the Love of God : The Death of Desire and the Gift of Life / Mario Costa -- Part 2. Queer Desires -- Sexing the Pauline Body of Christ : Scriptural Sex in the Context of the American Christian Culture War / Diana M. Swancutt -- Homoerotic Spectacle and the Monastic Body in Symeon the New Theologian / Derek Krueger -- Sexual Desire, Divine Desire ; Or, Queering the Beguines / Amy Hollywood -- Feetishism : The Scent of a Latin American Body Theology / Marcella Mar�ia Althaus-Reid -- Digital Bodies and the Transformation of the Flesh / Sheila Briggs -- Part 3. Sacred Suffering, Sublime Seduction -- Passion-Binding-Passion / Yvonne Sherwood -- Praying Is Joying : Musings on Love in Evagrius Ponticus / Virginia Burrus -- Carthage Didn't Burn Hot Enough : Saint Augustine's Divine Seduction / Karmen MacKendrick -- American Transcendentalism's Erotic Aquatecture / Robert S. Corrington -- "She Talks Too Much" : Magdalene Meditations / Catherine Keller -- Ethical Desires : Toward a Theology of Relational Transcendence / Mayra Rivera -- New Creations : Eros, Beauty, and the Passion for Transformation / Grace Jantzen -- Part 5. Rereading the Song of Songs -- Lyrical Theology : The Song of Songs and the Advantage of Poetry / Tod Linafelt -- The Shulammite's Song : Divine Eros, Ascending and Descending / Richard Kearney -- Suffering Eros and Textual Incarnation : A Kristevan Reading of Kabbalistic Poetics / Elliot R. Wolfson.
Summary: What does theology have to say about the place of eroticism in the salvific transformation of men and women, even of the cosmos itself? How, in turn, does eros infuse theological practice and transfigure doctrinal tropes? This book explores a largely uncharted territory in the realm of theological erotics.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-463).

Part 1. Restaging the Symposium on Love -- What Do We Talk About When We Talk About Platonic Love? / Daniel Boyarin -- Flesh in Confession : Alcibiades Beside Augustine / Mark D. Jordan -- For the Love of God : The Death of Desire and the Gift of Life / Mario Costa -- Part 2. Queer Desires -- Sexing the Pauline Body of Christ : Scriptural Sex in the Context of the American Christian Culture War / Diana M. Swancutt -- Homoerotic Spectacle and the Monastic Body in Symeon the New Theologian / Derek Krueger -- Sexual Desire, Divine Desire ; Or, Queering the Beguines / Amy Hollywood -- Feetishism : The Scent of a Latin American Body Theology / Marcella Mar�ia Althaus-Reid -- Digital Bodies and the Transformation of the Flesh / Sheila Briggs -- Part 3. Sacred Suffering, Sublime Seduction -- Passion-Binding-Passion / Yvonne Sherwood -- Praying Is Joying : Musings on Love in Evagrius Ponticus / Virginia Burrus -- Carthage Didn't Burn Hot Enough : Saint Augustine's Divine Seduction / Karmen MacKendrick -- American Transcendentalism's Erotic Aquatecture / Robert S. Corrington -- "She Talks Too Much" : Magdalene Meditations / Catherine Keller -- Ethical Desires : Toward a Theology of Relational Transcendence / Mayra Rivera -- New Creations : Eros, Beauty, and the Passion for Transformation / Grace Jantzen -- Part 5. Rereading the Song of Songs -- Lyrical Theology : The Song of Songs and the Advantage of Poetry / Tod Linafelt -- The Shulammite's Song : Divine Eros, Ascending and Descending / Richard Kearney -- Suffering Eros and Textual Incarnation : A Kristevan Reading of Kabbalistic Poetics / Elliot R. Wolfson.

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What does theology have to say about the place of eroticism in the salvific transformation of men and women, even of the cosmos itself? How, in turn, does eros infuse theological practice and transfigure doctrinal tropes? This book explores a largely uncharted territory in the realm of theological erotics.

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