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Published: 14 November 2012

320 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823242900

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Divine Enticement

Theological Seductions

Karmen Mackendrick

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Karmen MacKendrick is starting to find the intellectual following she richly deserves: there was a
  • This is the fifth of the books she has authored by herself; she also co-authored, with Virginia Burrus and Mark Jordan, our recent Seducing Augustine.
  • MacKendrick writes amazingly well—lucidly, invitingly, and seductively. Her work, like that of Jordan, is part of a movement within theology and religious studies to valorize the erotic in understandings of the divine.