What is it about?
Brief review of van Klinken and Chitando's book which explores the ways African public intellectuals, theologians, activists, and artists engage Christianity as a productive force for expanding the rights of LGBTIQ peoples in Africa. The review concludes that the authors make an important contribution to the emerging field of queer African religious studies but raises questions about the authors' use of a redemptive readings that, at times, flattens some of the complexity in ways people come to reconcile Christianity with diverse sexualities.
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This page is a summary of: Reimagining Christianity and Sexual Diversity in Africa, written by Van Klinken, Adriaan, and Ezra Chitando, Journal of Religion in Africa, September 2022, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/15700666-12340241.
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