Religion And Sexuality

Author: Michael A. Hayes
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781474281874
Size: 17.18 MB
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This volume on a provocative set of topics presents papers from the 1997 conference on Religion and Sexuality at Roehampton Institute London. The papers do not confine themselves to contemporary discussion of the topics concerned, but range widely in their discourse and discuss this relationship in social, theological and political contexts.

Thealogy And Embodiment

Author: Melissa Raphael
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781850757573
Size: 17.40 MB
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'Thealogy and Embodiment' both analyses and contributes to spiritural feminism's postmodern construction of the female body as a metaphor and medium of divine generativity. Addressing religious studies and women's studies students and all those interested in contemporary spirituality, Raphael counters reformist feminism's recurrent criticism of goddess feminism as naively essentialist and sub-political. She presents spiritual feminism as a set of religio-political manoeuvres that powerfully resist such patriarchal degradations of female/natural generativity as environmental destruction, weight-reducing diets, and menstrual taboos.

Faery Initiations

Author: Kisma Reidling
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781463457365
Size: 17.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Faery-Faith Tradition is a true living tradition; a modern spiritual pathway that ties into current understandings of life and history, tradition and theology, with roots deeply buried in an ancient past. These things make it a powerful and important spiritual practice for today. Faery Initiations ~ Stone, Sword, Spear & Cauldron contains a wealth of information that will lead you back to your Authentic Self by taking you on a mystical journey into the center of the mystic spiral. Come delve into the backbone of the Irish Celt and the glamoury of the Faery-Faith Tradition and regain knowledge of what was before, but is no longer part of the memory of humankind. Come learn the magic of Faery.

Psychology Of Women A Handbook Of Issues And Theories 3rd Edition

Author: Florence L. Denmark
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440842290
Size: 19.77 MB
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Updated with findings from the latest research, this contributed work on the psychology of women covers global initiatives, theories, and practical applications in various settings. It also addresses best practices of feminist methodologies and teaching psychology of women courses. • Presents the latest empirical research findings, global initiatives, and theories on women's psychology • Dispels myths about women's career development, mental illness, women leaders, and women's achievements • Challenges traditional views of women's mental health and physical health by presenting objective data in these areas • Offers recommendations for feminist therapy and physical health issues

Psychology Of Women

Author: Florence Denmark
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0275991628
Size: 13.20 MB
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This updated and revised edition of the award-winning 1993 handbook includes historical developments, courses and international aspects, as well as chapters addressing specific topics such as leadership, career, friendship, romance, the menstrual cycle effects, health, mental health, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and rape.

Children Of The Stars

Author: Kisma K. Stepanich-Reidling
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781434399441
Size: 16.75 MB
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Read the Review! The book is a compilation of short stories about words. Some of the stories are biographical, some are fictional, and some are pure fantasy. The book makes the case that words are more mysterious and impressionistic than their precise definitions would have us believe. They embody experiences from our own lives in their makeup and they, like people, often leave an imprint of the time they came into our memory. Our relationship with them can become uniquely personal and worthy of a story. Some words come and go with the fickle acclaim of pop culture, enjoying their fifteen minutes of fame before being banished to oblivion. Others change through time, reinventing themselves, acquiring different connotations in order to survive and keep their live footing in the dictionary. Because words are inextricably tied to personal experiences, they get equal billing with the persons who misused them and confused them, with the young man whose lips could not utter words of love, with a mother's hopes for her handicapped infant son to say the word mama', with a family's quandary in choosing the words for a tombstone, and with the frustration of travelers needing to know the meaning of a word in a foreign tongue.