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Religion and Sexuality

Diversity and the Limits of Tolerance

The relationship between religion and sexuality is often framed as inherently conflictual. But what actually happens when religion and sexuality converge in contemporary contexts? This provocative volume goes beyond the familiar debates over toleration and accommodation to explore the ways in which various forms of religious affiliation and sexual identity do, in fact, co-exist. Drawing on interviews and analyzing media representations, legislation, and public discourse on topics such as education, economics, and same-sex marriage in North America and the United Kingdom, this book foregrounds the complexity and multiplicity of religious and sexual identities and practices.

About the Authors

Pamela Dickey Young is a professor in the School of Religion at Queen's University. She is the author of Religion, Sex and Politics: Christian Churches and Same-Sex Marriage in Canada and coeditor of Women and Religious Traditions, 3rd edition. Heather Shipley is the project manager for the Religion and Diversity Project and she teaches at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. Tracy J. Trothen is an associate professor of ethics and theology at the Queen's University School of Religion. She is also a clinical pastoral education supervisor certified by the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care. Trothen is the author of numerous publications including Shattering the Illusion: Child Sexual Abuse Policies and Canadian Religious Institutions. Contributors: Donald L. Boisvert, Catherine Holtmann, Janet R. Jakobsen, Lee Wing (Vivian) Hin, Nancy Nason-Clark, and Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip.
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