Implications of Queer Theory for the Study of Religion and Gender: Entering the Third Decade

Claudia Schippert
2011 Religion and Gender  
This essay explores the conceptual and contextual shifts in queer theoretical work as it is entering into its third decade of articulation. The essay reviews important recent themes in, and examines implications of, queer theoretical scholarship for the study of religion and gender. I suggest that among the implications are a more un-disciplined study of religion (and secularism) that takes seriously shifts resulting from transnational and diasporic queer scholarship, as well as shifts in
more » ... tions of agency and resistance resulting from analyses and critique of homonormative positions, and that can critically intervene in homonationalism and Islamophobia.
doi:10.1163/18785417-00101004 fatcat:z5vfgxapmrh6djjo4fhx6ylspi