By Anna Fisk

Sex, Sin, and Our Selves brings jointly readings in feminist theological inspiration and the literature of the acclaimed modern writers Michèle Roberts and Sara Maitland. via putting theology in dialog with Roberts's and Maitland's literary engagement with problems with faith and gender, this ebook explores subject matters of selfhood, connection, intercourse, sin, and self-sacrifice. In doing so, it demanding situations an inclination of feminist theology to hunt basic and idealized solutions, instead of honor complexity and the necessity to proceed to invite questions. within the encounters in feminist theology and modern women's writing, Anna Fisk employs autobiographical narrative, significantly understood as "reading those tales beside my own."

"Anna Fisk's 'theological bone college' is a piece of bright and sensuous writerliness that's narratively wealthy and theologically adventurous. Weaving jointly fragments from feminist fiction and theology, she bargains an in depth interpreting of the fiction of British feminists Sara Maitland and Michèle Roberts in ways in which open up middle matters in modern feminist theology. Resisting systematization and idealized notions of purity or closure, Fisk explores in truth a few key tensions in modern feminist theology round gender, sexuality, sin, and salvation."
--Nicola Slee, learn fellow of The Queen's origin for Ecumenical Theological schooling, Edgbaston, Birmingham

"Anna Fisk provides the reader with now not purely an event in modern feminist literature, but in addition the opportunity of a brand new theology that's inventive and alive to the postmodern . She achieves this via a sort of writing that's straight away academically disciplined and while deeply rooted in her personal lifestyles and adventure. it is a amazing success for a pupil within the early years of her profession. it is a superbly written and unique work."
--David Jasper, professor of literature and theology, collage of Glasgow

Anna Fisk accomplished her PhD on the collage of Glasgow in 2012. She has released articles within the journals Feminist Theology, Theology and Sexuality, and Woman: A Cultural Review. Having lectured in theology on the collage of Glasgow, she presently teaches at Glasgow institution of Art's studying help and improvement department.

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