By Heather Walton, Andrew W. Hass

This number of essays explores the way in which our notions of self, different, subjectivity, gender and the sacred textual content are being re-visioned inside modern thought. those new methods of conceiving create upheavals and radical shifts that remodel our figuring out of philosophical, mental, political, sexual and non secular identification, permitting us to track the fault strains, regulatory forces, exclusions and unmarked areas either inside our selves, and in the discourses that attend those selves. As such, revisionings holiday down borders, and the stumble upon of literature and theology turns into a vital concentration for those explorations, because the self learns to resituate its personal being creatively vis-a-vis others and, finally, the opposite.

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