'Resurrecting Erotic Transgression' presents a feminist theological methodology based on the work of Julia Kristeva. This methodology provides the means for 'subjecting ambiguity', bringing to theology a recognition of the multiplicity of language and identity. A method of 'poetic reading' is proposed with a three stage process: articulation of the dualities present in and around a focal discourse; subversion of these dualities through a range of strategies; and the re-presentation of the discourse emphasising its ambiguous nature. The hermeneutical method of 'poetic reading' is explored in relation to three biblical texts and an image of the 'otherness' of God as whore.
Table of Contents
Introduction - Subjecting Ambiguity: Outline and Impetus Chapter 1 - Resurrecting Erotic Transgression: Poststructuralism and Theology Chapter 2 - Women Clothed with the Sun: Re-Presenting Identities with are not One(s) Chapter 3 - Duality: The Genesis of Ambiguity Chapter 4 - Beyond Duality: Alterity and the Exodus of Identity Chapter 5 - The Cry of Ambiguity: Jouissance as Hermeneutical Birth Chapter 6 - Enumerating Alterity: The Transgressive Method of Poetic Reading Chapter 7 - Re-Presenting the (M)Other: A Theology of An-Other Coming Conclusion - Resurrecting Erotic Transgression: "Without End, For No Reason"