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This Is My Body

Hearing the theology of transgender Christians

Christina Beardsley

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Description

Much has been said and written about trans people by theologians and Church leaders, while little has been heard from trans Christians themselves. As a step towards redressing the balance, This Is My Body offers a grounded reflection on people’s experience of gender dissonance that involves negotiating the boundaries between one’s identity and religious faith, as well as a review of the most up-to-date theological, cultural and scientific literature.

The book has been compiled and edited by Christina Beardsley, a priest and hospital chaplain, writer and activist for trans inclusion in the Church, and Michelle O’Brien, who has been involved in advocacy, research, lecturing and writing about intersex and trans issues. It includes contributions from many people associated with the Sibyls, the UK-based confidential spirituality group for transgender people and their allies.

Darton Longman & Todd Ltd, 9780232532067, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2017



About the Author

Christina Beardsley is a priest and hospital chaplain, writer and activist for trans inclusion in the Church.