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By Ulrike Auga,Christina von Braun,Claudia Bruns,Jana Husmann

This anthology addresses the subject of “fundamentalism and gender” from inter- and trans-disciplinary views. by means of concerning 3 significant themes—“Literalism, faith, and Science,” “Nation, nation, and Community,” and “Body, lifestyles, and Biopolitics”—the ebook specializes in the analytical diversification of the time period “fundamentalism” and on intersections among faith, gender, sexuality, race, and country. foreign students in cultural heritage and concept, non secular stories, Christian theologies, Islamic reviews, heritage, social sciences, anthropology, comparative literature, and ladies and gender stories learn the ancient and present specifics of non secular in addition to of secular different types of fundamentalism. additionally they take a serious examine the Western discourse approximately spiritual fundamentalism and the ambivalent function feminism performs during this context, contemplating questions similar to, Why do all spiritual fundamentalisms declare normalizing definitions of sexuality, gender roles, and intergender family? In what method do gender and sexual politics play a job in secular feedback of spiritual fundamentalism? and the way are different types of secular fundamentalism characterised through gender constructs and sexual politics?

Fundamentalism and Gender boldly debunks the typical pairs of secular/progressive, religious/conservative and provides as an alternative an surprisingly refined and masses welcome research of gender, sexuality, and faith for either scholarly and well known audiences. From wide-ranging views on faith, technological know-how, and politics, the authors daringly extra our figuring out of the formation of contemporary spiritual and secular wisdom and examine how race, nationality, and sophistication give a contribution to either. a unprecedented achievement.”
—Marcia Pally, Multilingual Multicultural stories, long island University

“By bringing jointly a popular workforce of students, Fundamentalism and Gender presents a brand new and complex research of 2 serious key words that either complicate and remove darkness from one another. This e-book will foster dialogue a couple of host of subject matters, definitely together with scripture, physique, and group, but additionally environment in movement phrases like secularism, nationalism, literalism, technological know-how and biopolitics. due to the intelligence of either the editors and individuals, the conversations sparked by means of this booklet will movement our pondering forward.”
—Janet Jakobsen, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality reviews, Barnard university, Columbia University

Ulrike Auga, Professor of spiritual reviews, Intercultural Theology, Ecumenics and Gender on the college of Theology, Humboldt college, Berlin.

Christina von Braun, Professor Emerita of Gender and background on the Institute for Cultural historical past and conception, Humboldt college, Berlin; Head of the guts for Jewish experiences Berlin-Brandenburg.

Claudia Bruns, Professor for heritage of information and Gender on the Institute for Cultural historical past and conception, Humboldt college, Berlin.

Jana Husmann, Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer in Gender reviews and Cultural heritage and idea, Berlin.

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