This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. You can review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy, or Accept and Close this bar now.

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. It looks like cookies are disabled in your browser. To find out more about our cookie usage policy click here then to find out about changing your browser cookie settings click here (This link opens in a window).

This site requires cookies for account access and purchasing. You can review our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy, or Accept and Close this bar now.

Dazzling Darkness

Dazzling Darkness
Gender, sexuality, illness and God
Our Price: £11.50
ISBN/EAN: 9781849522410
Stock: 1

More available to order!

Weight: 0.0
Publisher: WILD GOOSE PUBNS.
Author: Mann Rachel
Format: Pbk
Save wishlist

Dazzling Darkness is a true story about searching for ones authentic self in the company of the Living God. Rachel Mann has died many deaths in the process, not the least of which was a change of sex, as well as coming to terms with chronic illness and disability. Through these experiences she has discovered that darkness is as much a positive place as a negative one, inhabited by the Living God the Dark God, the Hidden God. This is the God that many of us, because we try to make our lives safe and comfortable, are too afraid to meet. This is the God who is most alive in those things we commonly associate with the Dark failure, loss and brokenness. The Christian church has legitimated certain ways of talking about God male, fatherly, monarchical and so on. Many believe these descriptors tell the exhaustive truth about God. In accepting the complexity of her sexuality and identity, Rachel Mann has been able to explore with a greater freedom what God might look like to an unconventional creature like her. This passionate and nuanced book brings together poetry, feminist theology, and philosophy, and explores them through one persons hunger for wholeness, self-knowledge and God.
No recommended products at the moment.
No recommended products at the moment.