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April 2019

Gender and Sexuality in Religious Traditions (Graduate Course)

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Vancouver School of Theology, 6015 Walter Gage Road
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 Canada
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Today’s spiritual leaders will confront questions about gender and sexuality. These affect our experience of our own traditions as well as our perception of other traditions. In this introductory course, we will focus on three issues common to Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Indigenous traditions. (1) Origin stories of the first human beings and their implication for gender norms. (2) Scriptural traditions used to condemn and support same-sex relationships. (3) Women’s religious roles, including religious clothing. As we explore the issues using theological…

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