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Sexuality and the World's Religions / Edition 1

Sexuality and the World's Religions / Edition 1

by David Wayne Machacek, Melissa M. Wilcox
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Exploring one of the most controversial topics in contemporary theology, this scholarly volume reveals what the world's great faiths—East and West—preach about sexuality, with a special emphasis on American religion.

• 12 chapters on sexuality in each of the major religious traditions of the world, including African indigenous traditions, Native American traditions, Judaism, Protestant Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Catholic and Orthodox Christianity as well as topics in contemporary American religion such as feminist, New Age, and neopagan spiritualities

• Chapters written by contributors who are recognized experts in each religion and in the topic of sexuality

• Artwork including photographs of recent events and illustrations of pertinent sacred texts

• An annotated bibliography of print and online resources

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781576073599
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/13/2003
Series: Religion in Contemporary Societies S
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

David Machacek is Resident Fellow at the Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life, Hartford, CT.

Melissa Wilcox is Visiting Johnston Professor of Religion at Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

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