Genesis of Gender

Author: Abigail Favale, Ph.D.
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A Christian Theory

by: Abigail Favale, Ph.D.

The question of gender-who we are as men and women-has never been more pressing, or more misunderstood.

Weaving personal experience with expert knowledge, Dr. Abigail Favale provides an in-depth yet accessible account of the gender paradigm: a framework for understanding reality and identity that has recently risen to prominence. Favale traces the genealogy of gender to its origins in feminism and postmodern thought, describing how gender has come to eclipse sex, and how that shift is reshaping language, law, medicine, sexuality, and our own self-perceptions.

With substance, clarity, and compassion, Favale teases out the hidden assumptions of the gender paradigm and exposes its effects. Yet this book is not merely an exposé-it is also a powerful, moving articulation of a Christian understanding of reality: a holistic paradigm that proclaims the dignity of the body, the sacramental meaning of sexual difference, and the interconnectedness of all creation. The Genesis of Gender is a vital, timely resource for anyone seeking to better understand the gender paradigm-and how to live beyond it.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Abigail Favale, Ph.D., is Dean of Humanities and Professor of English at George Fox University. Her award-winning work has appeared in The Atlantic, First Things, Church Life, and various literary and academic journals. Her memoir, Into the Deep: An Unlikely Catholic Conversion, was published in 2018. Abigail lives in Oregon with her husband and four children.

New Bookstore Copy

Binding:

Trade Paperback

ISBN 13:

9781621644088

ISBN 10:

1-62164-408-1

Publ date:

May 30, 2022

pages

248

Publisher:

Ignatius Press

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Author Abigail Favale, Ph.D.
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