THE BIBLE AND THE DIGNITY OF HUMAN SEXUALITY: COMPROMISED SEXUAL SELVES AND VIOLATED ORIENTATIONS

Jeremy Punt

Abstract


The new South Africa is still haunted by its past, which was informed not only by racism, exploitation and political disenfranchisement, but also by legally regulated heteronormativity which led to - amongst others - the exclusion and demonisation of the homosexual other.  Human dignity, it is aruged, cannot be resotred in piecemeal way but only when - amidst gender concerns - human sexuality is addressed. ...

Keywords


Human dignity; Identity; Sexuality; Homosexuality; Queer theory; Heteronormativity

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7833/95-0-1399

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