26 Sexed Religion

The following articles and book reviews originally appeared in Vol. 26 (No. 1 & 2) of the JRC, December 2015. They are now available as PDFs for online access and Fair Use in the classroom or other academic settings.

Front Matter (No. 1 & 2):

Alexander Nachaj – Introduction from the Editor

Steven Lapidus – A Tribute to Donald L Boisvert

Articles (No. 1):

Gina-Froese – Feminization and Authority in Thomas of Celano’s First Life of Francis Assisi

Spyridon Loumakis – Miasma and Sexual Intercourse in the Ancient Greek World: A Literature Review

Christopher Byrne – Using a Thorn to Dig Out a Thorn: A Buddist Laywoman’s Response to Gender Ideology in Late Imperial China

Articles (No. 2):

Jordan Wadden – The Courage to Be Yourself: A Que(e)rying of Contemporary Protestant Existentialist Theology

Nikola Stepic – The Reproduction of Saint Sebastian as a Queer Martyr in Suddenly, Last Summer and Lilies

Joseph E Brito – Discipleship and Gender in the Gospel of Thomas: A Narrative Analysis of Salome and Mariam Through the Implicit Narrator

Book Reviews (No. 1 & 2 & Online):

Becoming Women: The Embodied Self in Image Culture – Review

Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages – Review

The Christ Child in Medieval Culture: Alpha es et O! – Review

Mortality and Music: Popular Music and the Awareness of Death – Review

Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts – Review

Muslims in the Western Imagination – Review

Humanism: Essays on Race, Religion, and Popular Culture – Review

Pastrami on Rye: An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli – Review

Catholic Sexual Theology and Adolescent Girls – Review