Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

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Movement, smell, vision, and other perceptual experiences are ways of thinking and orienting ourselves in the world and are increasingly recognized as important resources for theology. In Meaning in Our Bodies, Heike Peckruhn seeks to discover how embodied differences like gender, race, disability, and sexuality connect to perceptual experience and theological imagination. Peckruhn offers historical and cultural comparisons, showing how sensory experience can order normalcy, social status, and communal belonging. She ...

Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190280925

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