TITLE

TRUTH PERFORMED AND DEFORMED

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1998, Issue 79, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the essay on Jesus Christ as a Jewish figure, which was written by Susannah Heschel, daughter of Jewish philosopher Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and a professor of Jewish Studies at Case Western University. Problem of binary thinking addressed by queer theory; Argument that the contribution of feminist scholarship is to destabilize the order of things; Comment on the theory illustrating Jesus Christ as a theological transvestite.
ACCESSION #
17771864

 

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