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Contributions from Queer Theory

Patrick S. Cheng.

in The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality, and Gender

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion; Sociology of Religion; Religious Issues and Debates. 7923 words.

This chapter provides an overview of what Christian theologians need to know about queer theory, which is a critical approach to sexuality and gender that challenges the ‘naturalness’ of...

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The Making of the Modern Metropolis

Graham Ward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Religious Issues and Debates. 10594 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between the thoughts of theologians and philosophers and the cities that nurtured and inspired them. Such an analysis is important because the...

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Nationalism and Patriotism

Stephen Backhouse.

in The Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Religious Issues and Debates. 8836 words.

This chapter, which first defines nationalism by describing its features, looks at nations, states, and nation-states, and then examines nationalism's relationship to patriotism. It then...

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Society, Politics, and Modernity

Merold Westphal.

in The Oxford Handbook of Kierkegaard

January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Religious Issues and Debates. 9986 words.

This chapter examines Soren Kierkegaard's views on society, politics, and modernity as a practitioner of ideology critique, explaining that ideology critique is a special case of the...

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Sovereignty

Luke Bretherton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Theology and Modern European Thought

February 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Issues and Debates. 10980 words.

This chapter examines a number of counter-intuitive suggestions which contest the idea that modernity represents a revolution against top-down, hierarchal schemas of sovereignty previously...

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