Queer As Christ : A Textbook on Queer Christology

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  • Copyright: 2009-02-20
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
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After reviewing traditional Christology and the various liberation Christologies including black, Hispanic, Asian, white feminist, and women of colour, the author explores whether and how "queer" might be a social location for Christological study, concluding with the view of Christ's person and work from a queer perspective. "Christology from the Margins" not only articulates a queer Christology but also engages in a "queering" of biblical texts that have only ever been read through the lens of heterosexual perspectives in the past. With a strikingly engaging style, this author examines an area of study that will continue to attract students and scholars for the foreseeable future.

Author Biography

Thomas Bohache serves as clergy in the Metropolitan-Community Churches and holds a doctorate in feminist liberation theologies from the Episcopal Divinity School.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introduction: Why Another Christology?p. ix
Traditional Christologiesp. 1
From Jesus to Christ: Incipient Christologyp. 3
Jesus as Christ: The Development of Christologyp. 24
From Christ to Jesus: Historical Jesus Studies as New Christologyp. 45
Contextual Christologiesp. 65
A Saviour Just Like Me: Black, African and Asian Christologiesp. 67
A Crucified God for a Crucified People: Latin American Liberation Christologyp. 81
God's Representative as a Guide to Wholeness: Feminist Christologyp. 103
A Way Out of No Way: The Christologies of Women of Colourp. 128
Queering Christp. 153
Homophobia among Christians, Christophobia among Homosexualsp. 157
'Queer' as Social Location: Legitimate Category or just Propaganda?p. 187
'Who do you say that I am?' I: Towards a Queer Christologyp. 209
'Who do you say that I am?' II: A Queer Christologyp. 230
Epilogue: Has Christ Been 'Queered'?p. 259
Bibliographyp. 262
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