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The University of Manchester
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
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Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Email: michael.hoelzl@manchester.ac.uk
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What does it mean to exist in complex relationships with machines? What insights can be offered to our understandings of these relationships by the theologically significant theme of ‘love’? What critical assessments can be made of our multiple uses of technologies in shaping our futures, by reflecting on our pasts?

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Disquiet over the prevalence of social and economic individualism has a long history. In a world of mobile Capital and increasingly mobile people, communities of common tradition and locality appear to be under threat from the advent of a fragmented market society. Are these complaints against individualism justified? And crucially, how should Christians respond to them? Digging down into the substance of these questions, this project will consider the theological, liturgical and scriptural resources Christians have for understanding the notion of individualism in relation to issues of education, public life and the formation of democratic citizenship.

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Tuesday
Mar052013

NEW BOOK BY LTI POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

SCM Press has just published a new book by Lincoln Theological Institute postdoctoral research associate Susannah Cornwall. Part of the SCM's Core Texts series, Theology and Sexuality is targetted at upper-level undergraduates. The book includes discussions of the implications of intersex conditions for theological accounts of sex, gender and sexuality.

From SCM's web page for the book:

The SCM Core Text Theology and Sexuality provides a clear overview of the theological debate surrounding sexuality as broadly understood. It gives an outline of the major themes surrounding sexuality in theological perspective, focusing on key thinkers, concepts, and areas of discussion. This student-friendly textbook is aimed at theology students and ordinands studying at undergraduate level 3 and MA level who are undertaking modules on theology and sexuality, gender, sex and the human body. It is also accessible to Christian clergy and laypeople who wish to engage with issues of sexuality in congregations. The use of extensive glossaries, breakout definitions and examples makes the book accessible to those with little existing knowledge of contemporary debates on theology and sexuality. The book includes chapters on definitions of sexuality, sexuality in the Christian tradition, Christian approaches to marriage, celibacy and virginity and same-sex relationships.

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