Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots by Lisa Isherwood,Mark D. Jordan

By Lisa Isherwood,Mark D. Jordan

Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots is either a tribute and an engaged reaction to the paintings of Marcella Althaus-Reid. quite a lot of the world over well known theologians exhibit the breadth and intensity of the effect she made in her all too brief educational lifestyles. the students accrued in those pages desire to honour her contribution and to proceed her legacy. The authors come to the paintings of Marcella Althaus-Reid from a variety of pursuits, disciplines and destinations. Their essays convey what percentage purposes and extensions her paintings elicits in educational, political and pastoral contexts. Lisa Isherwood is Professor of Feminist Liberation Theologies and Director of the Institute for Theological Partnerships on the college of Winchester. Mark D. Jordan is R. R. Niebuhr Professor of Theology at Harvard Divinity tuition. individuals: Robert Shore-Goss, Mary E. Hunt, Kwok Pui-lan, Kathleen M. Sands, Emily M. Townes, Mayra Rivera Rivera, Susannah Cornwall, Elizabeth Stuart, Alistair Kee, Lea D. Brown, Jay Emerson Johnson, Graham Ward, Natalie okay. Watson, Ivan Petrella, Hugo Córdova Quero, Mario I. Aguilar, André S. Musskopf, Nancy Cardoso Perreira and Cláudio Carvalhaes, Rosemary Radford Ruether. 'Following the full-bodied creativity and unsparing critique that mark the genius of Marcella Althaus Reid, this assortment constitutes no vanilla homage. It reads like a real Argentinian tango: equivalent components love-making, lament, rage, humour and problem. a powerful array of students soak up and speak again to her sacramental, liberationist, fleshy theology. the result's a testomony to Althaus-Reid's personal passions for justice, for outcasts and for social gathering even within the face of death.' Laurel C. Schneider, Professor of Theology, Ethics and tradition, Chicago Theological Seminary 'Lisa Isherwood and Mark Jordan have accrued a relocating and encouraging choice of essays in honour of the brave theologian, Marcella Althaus-Reid. The essays refract some ways within which Marcella has damaged open theological areas in a fashion that's completely detailed. Like Marcella's paintings, they invite us to amplify our minds and our hearts to the outrageous openness of embodied, incarnate love. it's to be was hoping that this assortment introduces a bigger readership to the consolations of queer theology and its value for all theological thinkers.' Wendy Farley, Professor of faith and Ethics, Emory University

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