Christianity and Sexuality|
This course will explore a range of Christian teachings on attitudes toward, and technologies of, sex and sexuality. We will read medieval and modern theologies of sexuality, as well as contemporary historical, sociological, and cultural studies. Points of focus will include confession, mysticism, marriage, celibacy, queer and transgendered practices and identities, and reproductive rights.
Ethical Reasoning, Writing
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FGSS)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
SONG OF SONGS
Gregory of Nyssa
Tanya Erzen, STRAIGHT TO JESUS
Amy Hollywood, SENSIBLE ECSTASY
Mary Daly, GYN/ECOLOGY
Marcia Althaus-Reid, INDECENT THEOLOGY
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Full attendance and participation, occasional one-page response papers, and oral presentation, one critical paper, and one research paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Critical Theory" requirement for the Religion department major.
|Instructor(s): Rubenstein,Mary-Jane Victoria Times: .M.W... 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: JUDD113; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 7||JR major: 7|| || |
|Seats Available: -2||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 2||SO: 3||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 25||1st Ranked: 8||2nd Ranked: 4||3rd Ranked: 2||4th Ranked: 1||Unranked: 10|