Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa by Melissa Hackman

Title: Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa Author: Melissa Hackman Genre: Religion Publisher: Duke University Press Release Date: 2018 Pages: 232 Melissa Hackman traces the experiences of Pentecostal “ex-gay” men in Cape Town, South Africa, as they attempted to cure their homosexuality, forge a heterosexual masculinity, and enter into heterosexual marriage through […]

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Faith with Benefits: Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses

Title: Faith with Benefits: Hookup Culture on Catholic Campuses Author: Jason King Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: February 1, 2017 Pages: 240 Hookup culture has become widespread on college campuses, and Catholic colleges are no exception. Indeed, despite the fact that most students on Catholic campuses report being unhappy with casual sexual encounters, most […]

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Does God Make the Man?

Title: Does God Make the Man? Author: Stewart Hoover, Curtis Coats, Genre: Religion Release Date: 2015-10-02 Pages: 240 Many believe that religion plays a positive role in men’s identity development, with religion promoting good behavior, and morality. In contrast, we often assume that the media is a negative influence for men, teaching them to be […]

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Why Are Women More Religious Than Men?

Title: Why Are Women More Religious Than Men? Author: Marta Trzebiatowska, Steve Bruce, Genre: Social Science Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: 2014-09-11 Pages: 214 Women are more religious than men. Despite being excluded from leadership positions, in almost every culture and religious tradition, women are more likely than men to pray, to worship, […]

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