From a critical spirituality context, the immediate expectation of growth could be assumed after one has consumed the text and provided with an alternative view of African American maleness
. One focal point that was expected to be consistent throughout the analysis would be the theme of spiritual and psychological development.
What this would entail practically, whether this would apply to all intersex people, and how maleness
and femaleness would still be valued remains unspecified.
Cornwall's aim in "Intersex & Ontology, A Response to The Church, Women Bishops, and Provision" clearly has less to do with Jesus and more to do with challenging the Church of England's rationale that women can't make good bishops because the role requires something intrinsic to maleness
. (Like the ability to make bloodcurdling macho threats?)
Since many of the essays of the book contain interesting conjectures, one can add another: Could the "maleness
" of the deity of the Hebrew Bible be a reaction to the female deities around it in its formative period?
Katz delves into even more complex conversations on the government, maleness
, transgender identities and the experience of Jewishness in the rural and urban South with sparkling and gymnastic lyricism.
It's a jaundiced portrait of maleness
in crisis--not only the maleness
of the two central characters but also that of every other male character in the film.
These repressed instabilities, Smith reveals, lie at the very heart of the bedrock claims and assumptions in the most pervasive 'scripts' or ideologies of maleness
at the time.
and femaleness constitute "essential" dimensions of the person that are not exchangeable.
His obsession with maleness
is parodic, after all, not satiric.
With respect to HIV prevention messages and interventions, heterosexual messages may look very different from homosexual messages, or they may be more dependent on maleness
Jason Tesauro's book - The Modern Gentleman - offers a guide to the protocols of maleness
This is not a collection of predominantly African American voices, but it's a fascinating melange of writers whose works challenge the reader's conceptions of maleness