PROBLEMATISING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SAME-SEX RHETORIC IN SELECTED REFORMED DENOMINATIONAL TRADITIONS IN SOUTH AFRICA
AbstractIf same-sex discourse is part of regulatory practices that both produce and control bodies, its development in the Dutch Reformed Church requires a genealogical enquiry into the discursive practices from which it has emerged. It is argued that the same-sex discourse which has developed within the Dutch Reformed Church serves to protect heteronormativity and biblical discourse, and integrated within regulatory practice, is instrumental in its accomplishment.
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