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Omnigender : a trans-religious approach / Virginia Ramey Mollenkott.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library BR115.T76 M65 2001 37684001103509 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0829814221
  • ISBN: 9780829814224
  • Physical Description: x, 198 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : Pilgrim Press, 2001.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Gender Crisis 1 -- But Isn't Our Society Sufficiently Aware of Gender Issues? 4 -- Gender as a Social Construct 6 -- Threatening Nature of the Issue 12 -- Becoming Part of the Process of Change 14 -- 2. Injustices of the Bi-Gender System 17 -- Gender and Social Choices 19 -- Legal Inequities 21 -- Psychological Double Bind 25 -- Becoming Alienated from Our Own Pain 27 -- Disfigured Masculinity 28 -- Use of Gender Bipolarity to Reverse Progress for Women 31 -- Enough Already 34 -- 3. Transgender Inequities 38 -- Who Exactly Are Transpeople? 39 -- Intersexuality 42 -- Major Categories of Intersexuality 45 -- Suffering of Intersexuals 47 -- Transsexuals 51 -- Cross-Dressers (Transvestites) 57 -- Drag Queens and Drag Kings 61 -- Transgenderists 64 -- Androgynes 69 -- Homosexuals and Bisexuals 70 -- Transgender Politics 78 -- 4. Judaism and Christianity on Creation, Cross-Dressing, and Sexuality 81 -- "Great Theological-Ethical Divide" among Christians 84 -- Genesis Creation Accounts 88 -- Biblical Prohibition against Cross-Dressing 95 -- Connections with Polytheism 98 -- Transgender within Judaism 100 -- 5. Omnigender Confronts Scripture and Church History 104 -- Christian Doctrine of Jesus' Virgin Birth 105 -- Eunuchs, Homosexual Love, and Same-Sex Couples 108 -- Transgender Imagery in the New Testament 110 -- Transgender in Church History 114 -- Prohibition of Genital Surgery 118 -- Avoiding Christian Doublespeak 122 -- 6. Precedents for Increased Gender Fluidity 127 -- Ancient Religions 130 -- Africa and the Diaspora 134 -- Buddhism 141 -- Hinduism 144 -- Islam 148 -- Shamanism 153 -- Native Americans 156 -- Our Cultural Fear of Gender Variance 160 -- 7. Imagining and Constructing an Omnigendered Society 164 -- What Might an Omnigendered Society Look Like? 166 -- Other Advantages of a Gender-Fluid Society 172 -- Scientific and Educational Steps for Getting There 175 -- Political Steps for Getting There 180 -- Without Spiritual Vision, Movements Languish 185 -- Making a Common Cause 189.
Subject: Gender nonconformity > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Gender nonconformity > Religious aspects > Comparative studies.

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